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  • Friars
    • Largely supported by charitable donations, arose in 13th century
    • 3 main orders of Friars
      • 1. Franciscans (Grey Friars)
      • 3. Augustinians
      • 2. Dominicans (Black Friars)
    • Orders of Friars seem to have recruited from lower down the social scale than the larger monastries
    • By late 15th century - Christopher Harper Bill has argued
      • Great days of Friars were over, although various Friars continued to receive substantial bequests in the wills of the faithful


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