Text name Hilton's Eight Chapters on Perfection File name cmhilton-m34 Manuscript Unable to consult edition Date a1450 (a1396) Dialect East Midlands Genre Religious treatise Edition Kuriyagawa, Fumio. 1967. Walter Hilton's Eight chapters on perfection. Tokyo: Keio Institute of Cultural and Linguistic Studies. Sample Pp. 1-33 Remarks
Not much is known about Walter Hilton. He was an Augustinian canon at Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire and died in 1395/6.
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