English Episcopal Acta 38, London 1229-1280

Hardcover | September 11, 2011

EditorPhilippa Hoskin

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The position of the medieval diocese of London - situated at the heart of government - ensured that the bishops were involved in both pastoral care and politics. Volume 38 edits the extant documents of five bishops of London, from Roger Niger to John Chishull. It includes an extensiveintroduction, which considers the role of men such as Fulk Basset and Henry of Sandwich, both within their diocese and beyond, and examines in particular how, as bishops and lords, they were involved with the upheavals of the 1260s. It also provides insights into the development of theiradministrative practice and a discussion of the careers of men associated with the bishops' households. Volume 39 completes the episcopal documents and includes full itineraries for all the bishops, an appendix of episcopal documents relating to Bishop Gravesend's role in the papal taxation of 1301to 1303, and full subject and name indexes.

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The position of the medieval diocese of London - situated at the heart of government - ensured that the bishops were involved in both pastoral care and politics. Volume 38 edits the extant documents of five bishops of London, from Roger Niger to John Chishull. It includes an extensiveintroduction, which considers the role of men such a...

Dr. Philippa Hoskin is a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Lincoln, General Editor of the British Academy's English Episcopal Acta series and General Editor of the Canterbury and York society and has published extensively on Episcopal administration of the thirteenth century. Philippa Hoskin is a Fellow of the R...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.13 inPublished:September 11, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionThe Bishops of LondonThe Bishops' HouseholdsThe Contents of the ActaThe Diplomatic of the ActaEditorial MethodThe ActaRoger Niger nos. 1-53Fulk Basset nos. 54-127Henry of Wingham nos. 128-44Henry of Sandwich nos. 145-169John Chishull nos. 170-224