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Description - English Episcopal Acta 30: Carlisle 1133-1292 by David M. Smith

The area comprising what became the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland was long disputed, both politically and ecclesiastically, between the English and Scottish kingdoms. The bishopric of Carlisle was the last see in England to be created before the Reformation changes of the 1540s. This latest volume in the English Episcopal Acta series brings together for the first time an edition of all the surviving charters issued by bishops of Carlisle from 1133 until the death of Bishop Ralph de Ireton in 1292. The extant charters provide great insights into the episcopal administration of this border bishopric for the first 150 years of the see's existence. The introduction provides an account of the diocese, the bishops and their households, discussion of the diplomatic aspects and style of the surviving charters and the episcopal seals. Offering fresh insights into this formative period of English history, this volume will be of interest to scholars and students of ecclesiastical, medieval and local history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780197263167
ISBN-10: 019726316X
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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