The Diocesan Population Returns for 1563 and 1603

The Diocesan Population Returns for 1563 and 1603

by Alan D. Dyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0197262449

ISBN-13: 9780197262443

Pub. Date: 09/15/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume provides two of the most important sources for population studies in the early modern period. The bishops' returns of 1563 and 1603 represent the earliest census-type information that has survived in England and Wales. The 1563 returns, surviving from twelve dioceses, record the number of households; the 1603 documents, from nine dioceses, survey

Overview

This volume provides two of the most important sources for population studies in the early modern period. The bishops' returns of 1563 and 1603 represent the earliest census-type information that has survived in England and Wales. The 1563 returns, surviving from twelve dioceses, record the number of households; the 1603 documents, from nine dioceses, survey religious nonconformity and estimate the number of communicants in each parish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197262443
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
Records of Social and Economic History, New Series, #31
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.70(d)

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