Charters of the Vicars Choral of York Minster: City of York and its Suburbs to 1546

Charters of the Vicars Choral of York Minster: City of York and its Suburbs to 1546

by Nigel J. Tringham (Editor)

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Charters of the Vicars Choral of York Minster: City of York and its Suburbs to 1546 by Nigel J. Tringham

The archive of the York vicars is the largest collection of its type to survive. The present work contains 581 charters relating specifically to the vicars choral of York Minster, dating from the later twelfth century to 1546. It was originally published in 1993 by Nigel J. Tringham, who has written extensively for the Victoria County History. The documents here are a valuable resource for the study of the vicars choral, as well as the topography and social and economic history of medieval York. Painting a picture of the daily affairs of the vicars and of the general population of the city and its suburbs, the charters are arranged geographically according to the street or area mentioned, and then chronologically. Each text up to around 1230 is presented as a full Latin transcription, preceded by a summary in English. Full critical notes accompany each document.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108058384
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/14/2013
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History
Pages: 450
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Manuscript sources; Abbreviations and short titles; List of tables; Map of York; Introduction; The charters; Index of persons and places; Index of subjects.

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