English Episcopal Acta 19
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of Pages: 490
This 19th volume in the publication of English Episcopal Acta is the second Salisbury volume and continues the Acta of Richard Poore. The documents include ordinances, grants, charters and mandates detailing disputes, land settlements, bequests and other legal arrangements with a number of religious and secular foundations. These include Westmnister Abbey, Abingdon Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey, Marlborough Hospital and Osney Abbey amongst many others. Appendices include itineraries of the bishops of Salisbury from 1978-1228 and the volume contains a full index of people and places and a comprehensive list of primary and secondary sources. Latin text with English commentary.
This excellent edition maintains the high level of scholarship we have come to expect from the series Journal of Ecclesiastical History This is an impressive edition, thoughtfully presented with the interests of those consulting it at heart, with full and clear explanatory notes to individual charters, and the whole backed up by a helpful introduction, appendices and indices Julia Barrow, English Historical Review