Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Bath and Wells 1206-1247 - English Episcopal Acta (Hardback)
  • Bath and Wells 1206-1247 - English Episcopal Acta (Hardback)
zoom

Bath and Wells 1206-1247 - English Episcopal Acta (Hardback)

(editor)
£75.00
Hardback 378 Pages / Published: 26/01/2017
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket
This volume is concerned with two bishops whose pontificates differed hugely in length: Jocelin of Wells, 1206-1242, and Roger of Salisbury, 1244-1247. Bishop Jocelin's 36-year pontificate was among the longest in England in the thirteenth century, being exceeded only by those of Roger Longespee at Coventry and Lichfield (37 years) and of Walter de Gray at York (nearly 40 years). By contrast, that of his successor, Bishop Roger, was very short, lasting for a little over three years. Jocelin was the last bishop of Bath, Roger the first bishop of Bath and Wells. This volume provides for the first time scholarly editions of their 200 surviving acts, together with appendices elucidating their administration (particularly their use of dataries in their documents and their itinerariations around the diocese and beyond it). It also uses an extensive introduction to place these texts in the context of the bishops' lives and what they tell us of their work. In particular they consider the content of the

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780197266113
Number of pages: 378
Weight: 756 g
Dimensions: 241 x 164 x 27 mm

You may also be interested in...

A History Of Scotland
Added to basket
The Hollow Crown
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
First Light
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Norman Conquest
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
A History of Ancient Britain
Added to basket
Victoria
Added to basket
£12.99   £7.99
Paperback
Witches
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback
The English and their History
Added to basket
Londoners
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Making Sense of the Troubles
Added to basket
She-Wolves
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Civil War
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Making Of The British Landscape
Added to basket
How England Made the English
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.