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Coventry and Lichfield, 1160-1182 /
edited by M.J. Franklin.
imprint
Oxford [England] ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1998.
description
lv, 148 p. : ill., facsims. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0197261817
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Oxford [England] ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1998.
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0197261817
catalogue key
4733666
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [ix]-xxi) and indexes.
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Reviews
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'Carefully accurate English summaries of the pertinent facts of eachactumr precede the complete Latin transcriptions.'John W. Dahmus, Church History, Studies in Christianity and Culture, Vol. 68,No.4, Dec.99.
'Franklin's expert editing of these texts provides the scholar abundantevidence on which to build studies of the period and area.'John W. Dahmus, Church History, Studies in Christianity and Culture, Vol. 68,No.4, Dec.99.
'The collection is full of interest ... The editor is a safe, learned, andclear guide to this collection ... This is a distinguished volume in a splendidseries, which is transforming our knowledge of so much about the church inEngland.'Christopher Holdsworth, Archives
'The documents in this volume include benefactions, confirmations,agreements, letters, indulgences, and the like, painstakingly gathered fromarchival collections all over England. Franklin's formidably knowledgeableintroductions and apparatus draw on a vast array of other sources as well ...About half the documents in the volume have never previously been published, sothe book gives a much fuller picture of Richard's episcopate than couldpreviously be pieced together ... There can be no doubt that this is a welcomevolume and an admirable piece of scholarship.'Emilie Amt, The Medieval Review, September 1999
'This is another exemplary volume in a very good series.'Colin Morris, Journal of Theological Studies 50:2 October 1999
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The administratuve output of a single bishop, Richard Peche.
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This second volume of acta from Coventry contains the administrativeoutput of a single bishop, Richard Peche. It has previously been believed thatPeche made little impact on ecclesiastical affairs, because of the low profilehe assumed in the Becket controversy. However, as is made clear in theIntroduction, Peche made his own unique contribution to the development ofchurch government, in particular the vicarage system.Over half the 111 documents in this volume have never before been printed.Appendices discuss a report of an early miracle of St Thomas Becket, and therole of cathedrals as archive repositories.This volume of English Episcopal Acta complements Volume 14, which covers theperiod 1072-1159. Volume 17 (1183-1208) will complete the publication of theacta of the bishops of Coventry and Lichfield.
Main Description
This second volume of acta from Coventry contains the administrative output of a single bishop, Richard Peche. It provides a crucial source for the re-evaluation of his unique contribution to the development of church government, in particular the vicarage system. Over half the 111 documents in this volume have never before been printed. Appendices discuss a report of an early miracle of St. Thomas Becket, and the role of cathedrals as archive repositories. This volume of English Episcopal Acta complements Volume 14, which covers the period 1072-1159. Volume 17 (1183-1208) will complete the publication of the acta of the bishops of Coventry and Lichfield.
Main Description
This second volume of acta from Coventry contains the administrative output of a single bishop, Richard Peche. It provides a crucial source for the re-evaluation of his unique contribution to the development of church government, in particular the vicarage system. Over half the 111 documents in this volume have never before been printed. Appendices discuss a report of an early miracle of St. Thomas Becket, and the role of cathedrals as archive repositories. This volume ofEnglish Episcopal Actacomplements Volume 14, which covers the period 1072-1159. Volume 17 (1183-1208) will complete the publication of the acta of the bishops of Coventry and Lichfield.

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