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Durham, 1196-1237 /
edited by M.G. Snape.
imprint
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2002.
description
xxiv, p. [187]-395 ; 25 cm.
ISBN
019726235X :
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Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2002.
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019726235X :
language note
Main text in Latin with English commentary.
catalogue key
4781068
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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... fully maintain[s] the high standards which we have come to expect of such a series.
'This excellent series, which opened in 1980 with the General Editor, David M. Smith's, Lincoln volume, is now nearing its end. Martin Snape, one of the earliest recruits, has at last produced the two volumes which he was fully qulaified to edit, as he spent most of his career at what was thencalled the Department of Palaeography and Diplomatic at Durham University.'The English Historical Review
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Summaries
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This volume contains the acta of three bishops: Philip of Poitou, Richard Marsh and Richard Poore. Together with volume 24, these Latin texts are important sources for the history of northern England at a formative period.
Main Description
This second EEA volume devoted to Durham contains the acta of three bishops. Philip of Poitou (1197-1208) and Richard Marsh (1217-1226) were both controversial and unpopular figures. Richard Poore (1228-1237) - whose time at Salisbury has already been covered in EEA Volume 19 (0-19-726199-X) -proved to be a more stabilising influence.This edition complements Volume 24, which contains the acta from the period 1153-1195, and includes an extensive introduction to both volumes. Together these two books form an important source for the history of the medieval church in the north.
Main Description
This volume, the second of two to cover the years 1196-1237, publishes the acta of Philip of Poitou, Richard Marsh and Richard Poore. Appendices present documents other than acta, including personal letters and itineraries. Pagination continues from the previous volume.
Long Description
This EEA volume contains the acta of three bishops: Philip of Poitou (1197-1208) and Richard Marsh (1217-1226), who were both controversial and unpopular figures, and Richard Poore (1228-1237), who proved to be a more stabilizing influence. This edition complements Vol. 24, which contains the acta from the period 1153-1195, and includes an extensive introduction to both volumes. Together the two books form an important souce for the history of the medieval church in the north.

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