How does Fishpond Work?

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

This book is the first volume in a new venture, the Westminster Abbey Record Series, which aims to publish documents, calendars, lists and indexes from the Abbey's large and continuous archive of over a thousand years, making its contents available both to scholars and to a wider interested public. This edition of the earliest Chapter Act Book of the Dean and Chapter is an essential source for the impact of the Reformation at Westminster. The years covered in this volume show the business of setting up a reformed cathedral; the administration of the Abbey's large estate is also well illustrated, including the relations with the powerful courtiers and politicians who were among the Abbey's tenants. Dr CHARLES KNIGHTON gained his Ph.D. from Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Product Details

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Chapter and its Acts: general; Westminster Abbey - constitutional changes 1540-1560; the first chapter meetings; time and place of meetings; signatures. Part 2 The manuscript and the edition: description of the manuscript; previous treatments; conspectus of present edition; editorial conventions. Part 3 Survey of contents: principal entries; deans and canons; discipline; fabric; liturgy; state occasions; burials; school; library and muniments. Part 4 Text - miscellaneous preliminary matter; Acts 1543-1556; material outside the main sequence of Acts. Part 5 Maps - Westminster Abbey and its surroundings, St Martin-le-Grand.

Reviews

The post-Reformation history of the abbey has been seriously neglected... [this] edition is therefore to be greatly welcomed... a firm and indispensable foundation upon which further and more wide-ranging research can build. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY[see also vol 2 - EHR]

Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Religion » Christianity » History
Home » Books » Religion » History
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Acts of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1543-1609: Part I. The First Collegiate Church, 1543-1556 (Westminster Abbey Record Series) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top