Canterbury Professions.

RICHTER, MICHAEL, EDITED BY.

£20.00

Publisher

Printed by The Devonshire Press.

Place

Torquay

Date

1973

Item Description

8vo. 6.5 x 10.25 inches. xcviii + 138 pp. Introduction, headings and index in English, main text in Latin. In paper wrapper, which has sunned spine and a little edge damage wear, but otherwise a very good copy. Uncut pages. Deckled edges. Illustrated by 4 pages of facsimile plates. Transcription in Latin of the Canterbury manuscripts, held there, in the British Museum and at Lambeth, of 301 professions, from Archbishops Aethelheard (793-803) to Chichele (1414-43). Part of the process of making a new bishop, these were professions of obedience and loyalty to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The volume includes a detailed introduction in English.

[Stock No. 26010]

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