Norwich Diocese sede vacante, 1499
A valuable glimpse of parish religion in the generation before the Reformations. * JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY *
Christopher Harper-Bill is Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia.
Part 1 Introduction: the vacancy; visitation; discipline; bequests; the clergy; the wider context; the manuscript; editorial method. Part 2 Register of John Morton - Norwich diocese "sede vacante", 1499: institutions; ordinations; synods; probate of testaments; accounts; corrections; visitations of religious houses; visitations of the Archdeaconries of Suffolk and Sudbury. Appendix I: Itineraries of the Archbishop's commissaries. Appendix II: Numbers of religions. Appendix III: Religious guilds and confraternities.