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Author Burgess, Clive, author

Title 'The right ordering of souls' : the parish of All Saints' Bristol on the eve of the reformation / Clive Burgess
Published Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, 2018
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Series Studies in the history of medieval religion ; v. XLVII
Studies in the history of medieval religion ; v. 47
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Notes; Part I. For the increase of the divine service; 1 'God is in none land so well served': Placing the late medieval English parish; Part II. All Saints', Bristol, and its parishioners; 2 'To be showed and declared': Circumstances and sources; 3 'According to the usage there': Reading testamentary evidence; 4 'Since his decease': The widows' might; 5 'God amend them': The parish wronged; Part III. Commemorating the dead; 6 'In possession for the profit of the church': Securing commemoration in the parish
7 'For all future time': The Halleways' ChantryPart IV. Leaders and administrators; 8 'He procured, moved and stirred': Clergy as mentors; 9 'Well willed men': Leaders, managers and parishioners; Part V. Ordering the parish; 10 'Was but single and no thing of beauty': Enhancing the parish church; 11 'To the laud and the loving of Almighty God': Increasing divine service in All Saints'; Conclusion: 'What else, I ask you, is a city than a great monastery?'; Appendices; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
Summary The relationship between people and parish in the late medieval ages illuminated by this study of a remarkable survival from the period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject All Saints' (Church : Bristol, England) -- History.
Bristol (England) -- Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787442276 (electronic bk.)
9781787442276 (electronic bk.)