IMC 2008: Sessions

Session 1505: The Bishop and the Laity in the 13th Century

Thursday 10 July 2008, 09.00-10.30

Organisers:Ian Forrest, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Sethina Watson, Department of History, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Sethina Watson, Department of History, University of York
Paper 1505-aBishops and Northern French Hospitals
(Language: English)
Adam J. Davis, Department of History, Denison University, Ohio
Index terms: Daily Life, Ecclesiastical History, Lay Piety
Paper 1505-bEpiscopal Acta and the Laity
(Language: English)
Philippa Hoskin, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York
Index terms: Administration, Archives and Sources, Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life
Paper 1505-cCommunication between Bishop and Laity Seen through the Archive of a Late 13th-Century Archdeacon's Official
(Language: English)
Ian Forrest, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Administration, Archives and Sources, Ecclesiastical History, Religious Life
Abstract

This session will consider interactions between bishop and laity in the century following Lateran IV, exploring episcopal initiatives for pastoral reform, the potential of source material, and the emerging administrative systems that created interaction between bishop and laity. Individual papers will examine hospitals in northern France, visitation, and surviving episcopal acta.