Consistory Court


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Consistory Court

the ecclesiastical court of dioceses of the Church ofEngland.
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The Consistory Court and the Chancellor of the court decided the church hadn't sufficiently demonstrated the screens were necessary to help its mission, so refused the faculty.
Charles Mynors, a consistory court judge and chancellor of the Diocese of Worcester, said there was nothing to link the skull with the age old story it was stolen hundreds of years ago for a PS300 wager.
Subsequently, although the DAC may be instrumental in hundreds of Church restorations across the UK, the Hereford Consistory Court has prioritised the conservation of its valued heritage instrument instead.
However, Sir Mark Hedley, Chancellor of the Diocese of Liverpool and a judge of the Consistory Court, granted permission for removal of the pews which seat more than 300 people.
The Consistory Court of the Diocese of Lichfield heard that the body of Daniel Hastelow was buried in a reserved grave after the Rev Nigel Carter forgot to mark out the correct burial plot.
Indeed, Jonson and his wife were presented before the London Consistory Court, again early in 1606, for failing to take communion the previous Easter).
A final decision is expected to be taken by the diocese's consistory court.
But no previous study has examined all the sources Harvey treats here with an eye to how they illuminate parish life: her sources include records of the bishop's consistory court and the archidiaconal court, church court records of the metropolitan court, parish financial records, secular court records of the bishop's and prior's secular overlordship and the bishop's representation of the king's royal prerogative, records of matters touching on parish and the clergy more generally, general financial records, the priory's registers, cartularies, letter books, Ripon's sermon collection, scattered other sermons, and post-Reformation records of the court of augmentations and consistory acta.
For example, Foxe's publication of many of the accounts of interrogations of the godly in consistory court, the textual "monuments" that Foxe memorialized, represents his collaboration with members of the persecuted church who authored these accounts.
In examining the records of marriage litigation at the consistory court of York in the 14th and 15th century, Charles Donahue, Jr.
The case was brought before the consistory court and loaded in Chappell's favour, Bridge being represented as a subversive and later suspended for seven months.
After four plans, two architects, six years, an independent architect's enquiry and a consistory court (the ecclesiastical equivalent to a public enquiry), they offered a generous grant on the condition that the parish raise a quarter of the funds needed, approximately 80,000 [pounds sterling].