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Coventry and Lichfield, 1072-1159 /
edited by M.J. Franklin.
imprint
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1997.
description
lxvii, 154 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0197261728
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Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c1997.
isbn
0197261728
language note
Sections in Latin and English.
catalogue key
6410100
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"...this is a welcome volume and an admirable piece of scholarship."-- The Medieval Review "Franklin's discussion of diplomatic is thorough....[his] achievement is impressive."-- Albion
"...this is a welcome volume and an admirable piece of scholarship."--The Medieval Review "Franklin's discussion of diplomatic is thorough....[his] achievement is impressive."--Albion
'In M.J. Franklin's volume on Coventry and Lichfield, the editor followsthe excellent method of the other volumes. Franklin's discussion of diplomaticis thorough. There are eight very useful appendixes. franklin's achievement isimpressive.'William T. Reedy, Albion.
'Provide much fuller information than was previously available for thehitherto neglected careers of the midland bishops.'Ecclesiastical History Vol. 50 No.3.
'the latest addition to a valuable series of volumes ... The interest andusefulness of the book is enhanced by indices of persons and places, and ofsubjects.'Henry Summerson, New Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, EHR, June1999
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Summaries
Main Description
The latest volume in the rapidly expanding English Episcopal Acta seriescovers the ancient see of St Chad. The main theme of this book is how thispoverty-stricken diocese was made viable in the twelfth century, with Chester,Coventry, and Lichfield each being tried as the principal location of the see.Some 80 texts are provided, along with a detailed introduction and sevenappendices.
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Some 80 texts are provided with a detailed introduction that explains how the relatively poverty-stricken diocese was made viable in the 12th century with Coventry, Lichfield and Chester each being tried as the main location of the see.
Main Description
Sources concerning the ancient see of St Chad, with the main theme being how this poverty stricken diocese was made viable in the 12th century.
Main Description
The latest volume in the rapidly expanding English Episcopal Acta series covers the ancient see of St Chad. The book focuses on how this poverty-stricken diocese was made viable in the twelfth century, with Chester, Coventry, and Lichfield each being tried as the principal location of the see. The volume includes eighty texts, plus a detailed introduction and seven appendices.
Table of Contents
List of Plates
Acknowledgements
Manuscript Sources Cited
Printed Books and Articles Cited, with Abbreviated References
Other Abbreviations
Introduction
The Acta
Robert I de Limesey nos. 1-4p. 1
Robert II Peche nos. 5-8p. 6
Roger de Clinton nos. 9-43p. 9
Walter Durdent nos. 44-78p. 43
Acta for Coventry Cathedral Prioryp. 77
Acta for St Werburgh's Abbey, Chesterp. 102
The early history of Radmore/Stoneleigh Abbeyp. 106
Bishop Roger and the college of St Chad, Shrewsburyp. 110
Gilbert Foliot and the seep. 112
Bishop Walter's judicial activities as revealed by the letters of John of Salisburyp. 116
Fasti 1072-1159p. 123
Itineraries of the Bishops 1072-1159p. 132
Index of Persons and Placesp. 135
Index of Subjectsp. 152
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