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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 400

Α.E. 1174. TREATY BETWEEN THE SEES OF YORE AND DURHAM. 389 clerks and canons of Hexham shall receive ordination from the bishop of Durham. The parishioners of Hexham, at the time of Pentecost, if they shall think fit, shall visit the church of Durham without any compulsion on the part of the bishop or of his people, and without any prohibition on the part of the archbishop or of his people. Also, if their people shall presume to act contrary to this, their masters themselves shall correct them. The prior of Hexham shall try all ecclesiastical causes of that parish, without power to inflict fines, though with liberty to impose penance. On the decease of the present prior, Ri chard, the bishop of Durham, shall have the same authority in the appointing of another prior, which the said prior, Richard, and the prior of Gisburne, and Peter, brother of the prior of Bridlington, have sworn that the church of Durham had in the appointing of the said prior, Richard, if indeed they shall have sworn that it had any. The archbishop shall not demand synodal fees of the churches of Saint Cuthbert, the names of which, in the archdeaconry of Cleveland, are as follow : the church of Hemmingburgh, the church of Schepwick, the church of Alverton, the church of Bretteby, the church of Osmun derley, the church of Seigestun, the church of Lee, the church of Oterington, the church of Crake, and the church of Holteby ; in the archdeaconry of York ; the church of All Saints in Ousegate, the church of Saint Peter the Little, and half of the church of the Holy Trinity, in Sudersgate j 3 4 and, in the archdeaconry of the treasurer ; the church óf Hove den,36 the church of "Welleton, the church of Brentmgton, and the church of Walkinton. But if the clergy of the said churches, or the laity of the demesne manors of Saint Cuth bert, situate in Yorkshire, shall be guilty of anything that deserves ecclesiastical correction, the same shall be amended by the archbishop, such a summons being first issued, that the bishop or his officer shall be able to be present thereat." The above articles were confirmed by the archbishop and the bishop, who mutually gave their word that they would, with out fraud or deceit, observe the same so long as they two should live, and without prejudice to the church of either after the decease of the other. In addition to which, the archbishop similarly gave his word to the bishop that he would in no a u Perhaps that part of York now called Skeldergate. 3 4 Howden, in Yorkshire, the native place of our author.

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