Hilton, Walter
Hilton, Walter
Article about the spiritual writings of this Augustinian mystic, d. 1396

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  • Hilton, Walter — (d. 1396)    Mystic and Devotional Writer.    Little is known of Hilton’s life. He was a member of the Augustinian Order based in Thurgarton in Nottinghamshire. His best known work, the Scala Perfectionis, describes and compares the active… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Hilton, Walter — ▪ English mystic and author born c. 1340 died March 24, 1396, Thurgarton Priory, Nottinghamshire, Eng.       devotional writer, one of the greatest English mystics of the 14th century.       Hilton studied at the University of Cambridge before… …   Universalium

  • Walter Hilton —     Walter Hilton     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Walter Hilton     Augustinian mystic, d. 24 March, 1396. Little is known of his life, save that he was the head of a house of Augustinian Canons at Thurgarton, near Newark, in Nottinghamshire. He… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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