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Author Payne, Reider.
Title Ecclesiastical Patronage in England, 1770-1801 : a Study of Four Family and Political Networks.
Imprint Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.

Author Payne, Reider.
Series Hors serie
Subject Church of England -- Benefices -- History -- 18th century.
Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- England -- History -- 18th century.
England -- Church history -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (374 pages).
Contents ECCLESIASTICAL PATRONAGE IN ENGLAND, 1770-1801: A Study of Four Family and Political Networks; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One: Introduction; Chapter Two: Patronage; Chapter Three: The Second and Third Earls of Hardwicke; Chapter Four: The Harris Family; Chapter Five: Charles Jenkinson; Chapter Six: George Pretyman; Chapter Seven: Conclusion; Appendices; Appendix 1: List of Corporation of Christchurch, 2 April 1780; Appendix 2: Crown Patronage; Appendix 3: Notes on Style; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This book examines Church patronage in late-eighteenth century Britain, during the administrations of Lord North (1770-1782) and the first government of William Pitt the Younger (1783-1801). The clergy were one of the foremost of the Hanoverian professions, with its patronage a source of interest to the King, politicians, the landed elite and the universities. By concentrating on the appointments of clergy below the bench of bishops, the book gives a clear account of the complex relationships and criteria which underlay the four patronage networks. It will greatly increase our understanding of.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773429925
OCLC # 818882163
Additional Format Print version: Payne, Reider. Ecclesiastical Patronage in England, 1770-1801 : A Study of Four Family and Political Networks. Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2010 9780773437890

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