Charters of the Vicars Choral of York Minster

Charters of the Vicars Choral of York Minster

This second volume of documents from the extensive medieval archive of the vicars choral of York Minster provides an edition of charters from the earlier 13th century onwards relating to the vicars’ property in Yorkshire, together with texts describing the process by which four parish churches were appropriated to the vicars in the 14th and 15th century.

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This second volume of documents from the extensive medieval archive of the vicars choral of York Minster provides an edition of charters from the earlier 13th century onwards relating to the vicars’ property in Yorkshire, together with texts describing the process by which four parish churches were appropriated to the vicars in the 14th and 15th century.

The introduction to the volume sets the acquisition of both city and Yorkshire property in the context of the vicars’ fluctuation economic fortune, which reflected general changes in urban prosperity and more specifically impinged on the vicars’ ability to maintain a common life. 

  • Size 233 x 154mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 192
  • ISBN 9780902122925
  • Editor Nigel J. Tringham