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  • Record Number: 16318
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Tringham , Nigel J.
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  • Title: The Parochial Visitation of Tarvin (Cheshire) in 1317 [The author analyzes the visitation records from the parish of Tarvin. A church official held court for three days, judging the behavior of clergy and lay people. Many of the charges involved sexual misconduct, with the vicar accused of relations with nine women in the village. The article concludes with an English translation of the Latin visitation texts. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Northern History 38, 2 (September 2001): Pages 197 - 220.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery Courts of Law, Ecclesiastical Clergy- Sexual Behavior Manuscripts Parishes Sexuality Tarvin, Cheshire, England Visitations, Official Visits by Religious Superiors
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Visitation; Lichfield, Lichfield Record Office, L. R. O., D. 30/9/3/2/8-9. Two rolls record the accusations and the corrections of offenders. The English translation in the Appendix begins with a list of Latin abbreviations from the text along with their extensions a
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
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