Acts of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1543-1609: Part by C.S. Knighton

By C.S. Knighton

This booklet is the 1st quantity in a brand new enterprise, the Westminster Abbey checklist sequence, which goals to submit records, calendars, lists and indexes from the Abbey's huge and non-stop archive of over 1000 years, making its contents on hand either to students and to a much broader public. This version of the earliest bankruptcy Act ebook of the Dean and bankruptcy is a necessary resource for the impression of the Reformation at Westminster. The years coated during this quantity exhibit the company of establishing a reformed cathedral; the management of the Abbey's huge property can also be good illustrated, together with the kin with the strong courtiers and politicians who have been one of the Abbey's tenants.

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Williams and B. Cozens-Hardy (Norfolk Record Soc. xxiv, 1953), a calendar, and Mellows and Gifford, 43-55, transcript of Peterborough acts 1585-1604. The only general listing of surviving MS act books is in the Pilgrim Trust Survey of Ecclesiastical Archives (typescript at BL, Lambeth Palace, Bodl. and CUL: cf. Owen, op. , 10 n. 6). S. Barrett, Barchester. English Cathedral Life in the Nineteenth Century (1993), pp. xviii-xix. 2 Collinson, 'Protestant cathedral', 172. 4 Westminster and the other cathedrals of Henry VIII's creation are known as the 'new foundations', in distinction to the nine 'old' secular foundations, and include the former cathedral priories of Canterbury, Durham, Winchester and others, together with those former abbeys now made cathedral churches for the first time.

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The second collegiate church made less frequent regulations for its meetings, and the statutes are not specific on this point. The Saturday meeting is in 1563 significantly referred to as the choir chapter, at which one of the canons was to preside (199). These assemblies had therefore by this date (if not before) come to be distinct from the chapter meetings proper. These were poorly attended on occasion in 1568 and 1569 (241, 251), and throughout the 1570s, 1580s and 1590s, when the 'no quorum' formula is repeated with withering regularity.

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