Journal article icon

Journal article

Clergy JPs in England and Wales, 1590-1640

Abstract:

In the 1621 parliament members of the House of Commons clashed with the kind over the issue of clergy as JPs: there were suggestions that no clergyman should sit as a JP, or that only bishops and deans should be appointed. Why were there complaints at that time, and were they justified? Was the nomination of clergy as justices an element in 'the rise of clericalism'? This analysis of clergy JPs between 1590 and 1640 shows that they have been increasing slowly in number from 1590, and more rap...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1017/S0018246X04003693

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
2
Pages:
233-259
Publication date:
2004-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
URN:
uuid:798442a0-12fc-4b42-9253-7274756515a4
Local pid:
ora:3540
Language:
English
Subjects:

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP