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Lives of the bishops of Exeter

and a history of the cathedral, with an illustrative appendix

by Oliver, George

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Published by William Roberts in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exeter Cathedral.,
  • Church of England -- Bishops.,
  • Exeter (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Rare Annex copy 1: Gift of Henry W. Sage

    StatementGeorge Oliver
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 503 p. :
    Number of Pages503
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24182548M
    OCLC/WorldCa2549995

    The Exeter Book. Anglo Saxon Poetic Records 3. New York: Columbia University Press, E-mail Citation» One of two standard Critical Editions of the Full Manuscript of the Exeter Book, it includes in its front matter a full bibliography of studies the editors consulted in establishing their text. It amounts to an immense body of linguistic. The Diocese of Exeter is part of the Church of England and covers the whole of Devon. We are a family of Christians living out our faith across the county, worshipping God in a variety of different ways and doing our best to serve the communities we live in. There are over churches in .

    Written around , the Exeter Book was bestowed on Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric during the 11th century. Image via the Guardian /Alamy Stock Photo. As everyone knows, the formative texts of European literature are replete with ribaldry. The Exeter Book, one of the oldest surviving Old English manuscripts, is no exception: the. Infobox bishopbiog name =Leofric religion =Catholic See = Diocese of Crediton Diocese of Exeter Title = Bishop of Crediton Bishop of Exeter Period = –

    The Leofric missal, as used in the Cathedral of Exeter during the episcopate of its first bishop, A.D. ; together with some account of the Red book of Derby, the Missal of Robert of Jumièges, and a few other early ms. service books of the English church by Catholic Church (Book). The Exeter Book was made in c. – It was copied by one scribe from a variety of exemplars (textual sources). In the 11th century it seems to have been acquired for Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ).


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Lives of the bishops of Exeter by Oliver, George Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bishop of Exeter is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Exeter in the Province of Canterbury.

The current incumbent, since 30 Aprilis Robert Atwell. The incumbent signs his name as his Christian name or forename followed by Exon., abbreviated from the Latin Episcopus Exoniensis ("Bishop of Exeter"). From the first bishop until the sixteenth century the Bishops of Ecclesiastical province: Canterbury.

Lives of the bishops of Exeter: and a history of the cathedral, with an illustrative appendix Item Preview HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: lives of the bishops of exeter The annotations for the Bishops of Exeter are drawn from a book published in Exeter inby the Reverend George Oliver, D.D.

Despite the antiquity of this book it is still regarded as probably the most complete work on the subject. The Bishop of Exeter The Right Revd Robert Atwell was installed as the 71st Bishop of Exeter Cathedral on 5 July Bishop Robert was previously Bishop of Stockport, in the diocese of Chester.

He was born and brought up in Ilford, Essex. He read theology at St John’s College, Durham, and trained for the ministry at Westcott House, Cambridge. During training he was sent to study at the. Help and advice for Lives of the Bishops of Exeter (pp.

)- index The book's illustrative appendix, pp. is a treasury of early charters, certificates and muniments, many in the original Latin, as well as a lengthy subscribers list.

The appendix is not included in this name index. Lives of the Bishops of Exeter and a History of the Cathedral, with an illustrative appendix by George Oliver Exeter: William Roberts, Broadgate (), illus.

xiv, pp. Index prepared by Michael Steer From the first bishop until the sixteenth century, the Bishops of Exeter were in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church.

Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English c. the manuscript was given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). It begins with some long religious poems: the Christ, in three parts; two poems on St. Guthlac; the fragmentary “Azarius”; and the allegorical Phoenix.

Following these are a number of shorter religious verses intermingled with poems of. 4) The Exeter Book gets its name from the Exeter Cathedral. The book was donated to the cathedral’s library in by the first bishop of Exeter, Leofric.

The Exeter Book has been in the possession of the cathedral ever since. It is not known how Leofric got his hands on the book. The Exeter Book, Exeter Cathedral Library MSalso known as the Codex Exoniensis, is a tenth-century book or codex which is an anthology of Anglo-Saxon is one of the four major Anglo-Saxon literature codices, along with the Vercelli Book, Nowell Codex and the Cædmon manuscript or MS Junius The book was donated to the library of Exeter Cathedral by Leofric, the first bishop.

The Cathedral of St Peter, to give it its full name, is located on the site of a Roman army camp and its origins date back to when the Bishop of Crediton and St Germans moved to Exeter. Lives of the Bishops of Exeter. Inthe Reverend Goerge Oliver D.D. published his 'Lives of the Bishops of Exeter', with biographies of the bishops from Leofric to Bishop Phillpotts.

Leofric ; Osbern ; William Warelwast Exeter, Cathedral Library,fols. 8–, the celebrated Exeter Book of Old English Poetry, preserves approximately one-sixth of the surviving corpus of Old English verse, and its importance for the study of pre-Conquest vernacular literature can hardly be exaggerated.

() the 70th Lord Bishop of Exeter, who signs Michael Exon. He was not a supporter of female priests. Robert Atwell () the 71st Lord Bishop of Exeter, Atwell was born in Essex in He was ordained a priest in Leofric (before –) was a medieval Bishop of ly a native of Cornwall, he was educated on the the time Edward the Confessor was in exile before his succession to the English throne, Leofric joined his service and returned to England with him.

After he became king, Edward rewarded Leofric with lands. Although a 12th-century source claims Leofric held the office. Lives of the bishops of Exeter.

Exeter: William Roberts, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /. A list of all the bishops of Exeter (–) arranged by date of appointment. Unless otherwise stated, the year of appointment is the year of consecration and the end of tenure is the year of death.

The anthology of Anglo-Saxon verse now known as the Exeter Book comprises a selection of poems that are variable in their quality and eclectic in their choice of subjects. Prayers, hymns, elegies, maxims, bestiaries, riddles and heroic lays. A new centre has opened to keep all of Exeter Cathedral's archive materials.

The purpose-built facility, in the west wing of the Bishop's Palace, houses more t books and documents, some. Exeter Book, or the Codex Exoniensis, is a 10th Century book, or codex, that contains most of the surviving Anglo-Saxon four collections of Old English verse exist, out of which the Exeter Book is the largest and most impressive.

Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter, originally donated it to the library of Exeter Cathedral. The Exeter Book is the largest existing collection of Old English poetry. The manuscript was given to the library of Exeter Cathedral by its first bishop, Leofric, at the end of the tenth century. The book consists of parchment leaves which measure approximately by inches.

Importance of the Exeter Book Exeter Cathedral Library MS.known as Codex Exoniensis or, more commonly, the Exeter Book, is perhaps the most important surviving literary manuscript from the Anglo-Saxon period of roughly AD. It completes the bulk of .Leofric, Bishop of Exeter () Leofric was the midth century successor of Bishop Lyfing to the Sees of Crediton and St.

Germans (Cornwall). The Sees remained united, but Leofric was a bishop of very different character to his predecessor.Calendars of wills and administrations relating to the counties of Devon and Cornwall, proved in the court of the principal registry of the bishop of Exeter, And of Devon only, proved in the court of the archdeacontry of Exeter, All now preserved in the Probate Registry at Exeter .