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Walter Hilton

(c. 1343—1396) religious writer


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(d. 1396),

an Augustinian canon, the mystical author of The Scale of Perfection which is addressed to a single woman recluse. It is the most approachable and least esoteric of the celebrated 14th‐cent. English mystical texts.

Subjects: Christianity.


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