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Published: 28 February 2009

1,036 Pages | 1 map

ISBN: 9780199552634

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The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Susan Wood

  • Examines the medieval view of churches as the property of landlords
  • Offers broad coverage of time and place, from the end of the Roman Empire to the thirteenth century
  • Discusses how property in churches was imperfectly superseded by canon-law patronage