By Felicity Heal

The Tudor bishops have been males of energy and effect in the English realm, either simply because they possessed religious authority and since they exercised lordship over nice estates. This publication examines their actions as temporal lords: it seeks to find how filthy rich they have been and to what makes use of their sales have been placed. Dr Heal attracts upon a lot examine undertaken by way of different students specifically dioceses and for specific prelates. The bishops possessed huge wealth, yet they'd little defense, for the crown successfully managed their financial future, particularly after the holiday with Rome in 1534. No research of the episcopate can consequently forget about the consequences of royal coverage, and this booklet combines an research into the attitudes and behavior of the Tudor monarchs with its shut exam of the fortunes of the bishops.

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