Perpetual chantries in Britain

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University Press , Cambridge [Eng.]
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Statementby K.L. Wood-Legh.
LC ClassificationsBX1956 .W6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 356 p.
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Open LibraryOL5954617M
LC Control Number65028505

This book is based on the Birkbeck Lectures forand on further researches into perpetual chantries in England and Scotland. 'Chantry' originally meant any service provided by a private chaplain, though from the middle of the fourteenth century the term was restricted to the provision of daily and weekly masses and other services for a private intention, usually the repose of the souls Format: Paperback.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood-Legh, K.L. (Kathleen Louise). Perpetual chantries in Britain. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press,   Perpetual Chantries in Britain by K. Wood-Legh,available at Book Depository with free delivery : K. Wood-Legh.

Buy Perpetual Chantries in Britain 1 by K. Wood-Legh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). This book is a work long overdue and Marie- Hélène’s superb research has revealed the complexity and variety of chantry functions in an important church in a clear and well-written account.

Notes. Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ).Back to (1) Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries, p. Back to (2).

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Miss Wood-Legh, in her recently published and long-awaited Perpetual Chantries in Britain, has however been the first to provide a detailed demonstration of the sustained interest taken by founders, prelates, parishioners, and corporate bodies in the effective administration and continued welfare of the perpetual chantry.

Miss Wood-Legh Cited by: Buy Perpetual Chantries in Britain First Edition by Wood-Legh, K. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Analysis of later medieval wills has shown that the chantry appeared in many forms.

A perpetual chantry consisted of one or more priests, in a private free-standing chapel, usually licensed by the local bishop (such as the surviving one at Noseley, Leicestershire) or in an aisle of a greater chantries were in religious communities, they were sometimes headed by a warden or archpriest.

Get this from a library. Perpetual chantries in Britain: based on the Birkbeck lectures, [K L Wood-Legh]. Perpetual chantries in Britain is a pioneer study in detail of the function of the chantry over a wide area of Britain. It will also give those whose curiosity is aroused by architectural survivals an impression of the part played by chantries in medieval life.

As reported by K.L. Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ), 5, and by Kathleen Edwards, The English Secular Cathedrals in the Middle Ages (Manchester, ), Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries, 5. 14Cited by: Katherine Wood-Legh’s Perpetual Chantries in Britain, published inwas the first major in-depth study of the chantry as an institution.

These studies have revealed in great detail the historic background of the chantries: their founding, location and management; the multifarious duties of chantry priests; their housing, remuneration.

Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ) C. Burgess, "By Quick and by Dead: Wills and Pious Provision in Late Medieval Bristol," English Historical Review (), –58; E. Duffy, The Stripping of the Altars (New Haven, ) N.

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John Michell demonstrated that the ancient Celtic perpetual choirs at Llantwit manor, Glastonbury Abbey and Stonehenge were 'three vertices of a regular decagon of majestic proportions.

Kathleen Wood-Legh undertook the first thorough study of the chantry in a series of lectures presented at Birkbeck College, University of London, inand published as Perpetual Chantries in Britain, in Her stated aim was to understand “the main features of the [chantry], and its place in medieval life.”.

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HISTORY AND THE SUPERNATURAL IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND script of the book has benefited from the sharp eyes of a number of (Oxford, ), pp. 19– On chantries see K.L. Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ). On churchwardens see J.R.H. Moorman, Church Life in England in the File Size: 5MB.

1 Kew, The National Archives (TNA), PRO E/2/ Three of the component documents in the roll, the three charters from Oxford University, also survive in a register made for the University (Munimenta Academica, or Documents Illustrative of Academical Life and Studies at Oxford, ed.

Anstey, Henry, 2 vols. [London, ], 1: 62 – 67). The roll was not copied into or noted in the Cited by: 2.

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Chantries established at the old altar, however, continued to be said in the new structure. [90] The intention in all these instances, and achieved with great clarity in Wykeham’s case, was to inextricably bind the perpetual commemoration of the deceased with an active site of public devotion.

lished in (11). Who tended to establish perpetual chantries - there were eighty-four by - changed over time. The earliest endowments were established by important men (bishops, an archdeacon) connected to the cathedral (12).

Over time, the lower clergy and others also began to establish perpetual chantries. The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Ethics: Routledge is a leading international publisher of books, journals, reference and electronic products in Ethics, among other subjects. For a complete list of our Ethics publications, visit our main website at Perpetual Perpetual Chantries in Britain.

By K. Wood-Legh. xiii-j2 plates. Cambridge: University Press, 70s. In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries the establishment of chan tries, providing usually for daily masses and other services for the repose of named individual souls, became one of the most common and.

These illustrations of London suggest how ecclesiastical architecture visually dominated the cityscape. (Above:) Extract from a panorama of the London waterfront, in the western half of the city just east of St.

Paul's, viewed from the Thames; from an anonymous sketch ca now in the Ashmolean Museum. (Below:) The Greyfriars hall dominates the northwest corner of the city near Newgate.

Progressivist Opposition to the Chantry System Dr. Carol Byrne, Great Britain In the Middle Ages, a chantry was essenti Author: Tradcatknight.

(Oxford, ), pp. 19– On chantries see K.L. Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ). On churchwardens see J.R.H. Moorman, Church Life in England in the Thirteenth Century (Cambridge, ), p.

;¨min, The Shaping of a Community: the Rise and Reformation of the English Parish, c– (Aldershot, ). Gesta regum Anglorum, i,refers to a similar book kept in the eleventh century at the church of Selsey where past kings were commemorated.

Anglo-Saxon Wills, ed. Whitelock, 89, discussed in K.L. Wood-Legh, Perpetual Chantries in Britain (Cambridge, ), 4. Another indication of the desire for frequent commemorative masses amongst the Cited by: Perpetual Chantries in Britain. Wood-Legh, K.L.

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