Registers Of The Archbishops Of Canterbury, 13th -17th Centuries
Surviving from 1279, the Registers are documents issued by or concerning the Archbishops in their capacities as ordinary, metropolitan and papal legates. They include institutions, records of ordinations, appointments of archbishops, administration of sees, records of ecclesiastical courts and a series of medieval wills. Students of social, legal and political history, as well as church history, will derive much valuable information from the exploration of this fascinating material.
“The Canterbury Registers afford some glimpse of the Archbishop as a great territorial magnate. The Registers… provide a wealth of material for the student”. Microform Review