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Robert Grosseteste

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And if strangers come to supper they shall be served with more according as they have need.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife, discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord, of one will as of one heart and one soul.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in a week in dispensable bread, how much in alms.

— Robert Grosseteste

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And as far as possible for sickness or fatigue, constrain yourself to eat in the hall before your people, for this shall bring great benefit and honour to you.

— Robert Grosseteste

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And be careful of this, that each day at your meals you have two overseers over your household when you sit at meals, and of this be sure, that you shall be very much feared and reverenced.

— Robert Grosseteste

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And strictly forbid that any quarrelling be at your meals.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Command those that govern your house before all you household that they keep careful watch that all your household, within and without, be faithful, painstaking, chaste, clean, honest and profitable.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Know that each acre of fallow ought to support yearly two sheep at the least, then a hundred acres of fallow can support two hundred sheep, two hundred acres, four hundred sheep and so on.

— Robert Grosseteste

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Make your free men and guests sit as far as possible at tables on either side, not four here and three there.

— Robert Grosseteste

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But there is no reason to suppose that the political ideas of Montfort had matured before the death of Grosseteste; nor did Grosseteste busy himself overmuch with secular politics except insofar as they touched the interest of the Church. In 1242 having been introduced to the Greek work by John of Basingstoke Grosseteste had the Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs brought from Greece and translated it with help of a clerk of St. The angry response of his friends and colleagues to his resignation took him by surprise and he complained to his sister and his closest friend the Franciscan Adam Marsh that his intentions had been completely misunderstood.

A. : /ˈɡroʊstɛst/ GROHS-test) or Grossetete (/ˈɡroʊsteɪt/ GROHS-tayt; c.

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