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The Register of Walter Bronescombe, Bishop of Exeter, 1258-1280, Volume 2 O.F. Robinson

The Register of Walter Bronescombe, Bishop of Exeter, 1258-1280, Volume 2

O.F. Robinson

Published December 23rd 1999
ISBN : 9780907239574
Hardcover
138 pages
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The earliest of the Exeter episcopal registers to survive, Bronescombes is a general register with a single chronological sequence of letters and memoranda on many aspects of diocesan administration. The second volume of this edition (whichMoreThe earliest of the Exeter episcopal registers to survive, Bronescombes is a general register with a single chronological sequence of letters and memoranda on many aspects of diocesan administration. The second volume of this edition (which supersedes the unsatisfactory one of 1889) is especially notable for its accounts of the bishops jurisdictional clashes with the earl of Cornwall, material not normally found in such a register.Praise for volume I: Useful discussions of Bronescombes life and household, the administration of the diocese, and the bishops dealings with religious houses, the dean and chapter, and such secular figures as the earls of Cornwall... It is for the clear presentation of the register itself, however, that this volume is most welcome. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEWO.F. ROBINSON is Douglas Professor of Roman Law at the University of Glasgow.