Consistory Court


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Consistory Court

the ecclesiastical court of dioceses of the Church ofEngland.
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In his study of the Rochester consistory court, Andrew Finch also noted a possible "bias towards reporting adultery if it involved a married woman" (rather than a single woman having an affair with a married man).
People named Marchaunt were prominent tenants there in 1477 and still in 1645, two of whom in 1580 were William Marchaunt senior and junior: (2) soon in 1584 a William Marchaunt would tell the Consistory Court that he knew Appowell well.
A consistory court hearing will take place on May 6 to 8 and a judge will decide whether planned changes to the interior can go ahead.
This study is based on careful calculations from every imaginable source, including records of tithingmen, the diocese of London's consistory court and, for one parish, the entries for the churching of women after child-birth, as well as the more obvious manorial accounts and Poll Tax returns.
Now Stephen Eyre, chancellor of the Diocese of Lichfield and a judge of the Church of England's Consistory Court, has revealed why he allowed the coffins to be dug and properly reburied.
Vivienne tried to block the changes by taking her protest to the Church of England Consistory Court.
Their bitter battle was played out at a rare hearing of the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Coventry.
A final decision could now be taken by the diocese's consistory court.
Chancellor to the Diocese of Newcastle, David McClean, and a judge of the Church's Consistory Court found that Mr Brown was buried in Alnwick by mistake.
At first glance, one might expect a study of the deposition books of the consistory court of the diocese of Canterbury and the marriage-related provisions of wills from five sample parishes to be essentially a work of consolidation.
Working primarily with the records of the diocesan consistory court, Beaver has constructed a revisionist history that stresses the importance of symbol and ritual in shaping social identity.
London Consistory Court Depositions, 1586-1611: List and Indexes (London: London Record Society, 1995), 331 pp.