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Bishops versus curés: clerical elections to the Estates-General, spring 1789

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Jacques Necker's electoral règlement made it unlikely that the bishops would have the chance of shining at the Estates-General with ‘toutes les splendeurs de sa primauté’. The rules seemed designed ... More


The bishops outside the Assembly and the new political order, 1789–1790

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The bishops, like their clergy, were generally ready in the late summer of 1789 to welcome the work of their representatives. They clung to the hope that the future would bring unlimited social and ... More


The bishops and the Civil Constitution, 1790

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Those bishops who stayed in the Chamber after 1790 participated, as much as they felt able, in all aspects of creating the new Constitution. Prelates clung to their reformist outlooks and ... More


Disciplining the Delinquent: Prelate, Peers, or Professionals?

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the campaigns for the extension of the episcopate, the creation of diocesan assemblies, and improved clergy discipline. It focuses ... More


After Volmar

Honey Meconi

in Hildegard of Bingen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter covers Hildegard’s turbulent last years. Her last theological treatise, Liber divinorum operum, was completed after Volmar died; his replacement, Gottfried of Disibodenberg, began ... More


The First Estate: Parliament and the Church

Kirsty F. McAlister and Roland J. Tanner

in Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614868
eISBN:
9780748672233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the contribution of the first estate, which had disappeared entirely by the time parliament's history came to an end. It is clear that the church's role in parliament evolved. ... More


A Regional Religion: Catholic Prelates in the Postbellum South, 1865–1900

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In a paper titled “The Vatican Council: Ten Years Later,” Bishop Eduardus Fitzgerald defends the doctrine of the infallibility of the pope as not an invention of the council but an elaboration of ... More


Catholic renewal and episcopal traditions in the sixteenth century

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the episcopal and Catholic renewal traditions in France during the sixteenth century. By the turn of the sixteenth century, French prelates had a variety of sources on which to ... More


An uneasy alliance

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses the episcopate's understanding of its status and its role towards another power that consistently sought to increase its sway over the French church: the gallican crown and its ... More


Private Lives in Common Spaces: Santa Clara 1671–1769

John J. Clune

in Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the origins of convent reforms at the Santa Clara Convent in Havana, Cuba, which had been a target of reformers for more than a century. It explains that the crown's decision to ... More


Apology for the Woman Writing—: to a Prelate1

in Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Marie le Jars de Gournay dedicates her novel, “The Apology for the Woman Writing,” to a prelate, who may have been her cousin, Charles de Hacqueville, Bishop of Soissons. She narrates how other ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1945–1970

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although segregation laws did not apply to private institutions in most southern states, most prelates were unwilling to defy segregationist white majority opinion, both Protestant and Catholic, and ... More


Desegregation of Southern Catholic Institutions, 1945–1970

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many of the values that led southern Catholic leaders to support secular desegregation also led them to desegregate Catholic institutions. In some cases, particularly in parts of the peripheral ... More


Judges and Notaries

in The Medieval Origins of the Legal Profession: Canonists, Civilians, and Courts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077598
eISBN:
9780226077611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077611.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The presiding officer of the consistory court of a bishop or lesser prelate was an ordinary judge usually styled the “official.” Prelates by definition possessed the right of “ordinary jurisdiction,” ... More


Prelude to a Debate

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the relationships and theological connections between the Apologists (congregational divines), the Smectymnuun (English Presbyterian) divines, Scottish divines, and the English ... More


The Struggle Over Vida Común

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the struggle over the so-called vida común in the history of nunneries in colonial Mexico. It explains that under this form of observance, nuns would eat in a refectory sharing ... More


The Estates of Lower Austria

William D. Godsey

in The Sinews of Habsburg Power: Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198809395
eISBN:
9780191846793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809395.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the composition of the Estates and how admission to their ranks was regulated. It also considers relations among the four Estates. Membership in the Estates of prelates and ... More


Patrons and Houses (1635–1643)

Alison Forrestal

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

As membership of the Lazarists swelled from the mid-1630s, de Paul introduced a new era for the group, characterized by major expansions in activity and infrastructure. This chapter investigates the ... More


New Houses, New Purposes, New Problems (1643–1660)

Alison Forrestal

in Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter 8 investigates the second phase of Lazarist expansion under de Paul, as he oversaw the foundation of twelve more houses in the French provinces, beginning with a new house in Cahors in late ... More


Living Standards and Display

Martin Heale

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter illustrates how the growing control of abbots and priors over monastic finances provided further opportunities for expenditure on their own office. Over the course of the later Middle ... More


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