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The social and ecclesiastical significance of church seating arrangements and pew disputes, 1500-1740

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This thesis examines the seating arrangements of English parish churches between 1500 and 1740 in order to define their basis, the reflection of society through them and areas of tension made apparent in pew disputes.

It begins by charting the development of the ecclesiastical law in the early seventeenth century. Unusually this is seen to have been based upon cases prohibited to the common law on the basis of prescription. Chapter Three then examines the procedure of the ecclesiast...

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Heal, F
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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