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Norwich 1244-1266 /
edited by Christopher Harper-Bill.
imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
description
lxviii, 286 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0197264174 (hbk.), 9780197264171 (hbk.)
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imprint
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
isbn
0197264174 (hbk.)
9780197264171 (hbk.)
language note
Text in English and Latin.
catalogue key
6345555
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume collects together the 198 acta issued by Bishops Walter Suffield and Simon Walton of Norwich.The development of the diocese of Norwich is outlined in English Episcopal Acta 6, Norwich 1070-1214. Although the rapid multiplication of houses of monks, canons and nuns which had characterised the century and a half after the Norman Conquest had slackened in pace, the period covered by thisvolume saw the foundation of two nunneries, Marham and Flixton, and the establishment by Bishop Suffield himself of a major new hospital, St Giles in Norwich.
Main Description
This volume collects together the 198 acta issued by Bishops Walter Suffield and Simon Walton of Norwich. The development of the diocese of Norwich is outlined in English Episcopal Acta 6, Norwich 1070-1214. Although the rapid multiplication of houses of monks, canons and nuns which had characterised the century and a half after the Norman Conquest had slackened in pace, the period covered by this volume saw the foundation of two nunneries, Marham and Flixton, and the establishment by Bishop Suffield himself of a major new hospital, St Giles in Norwich.

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