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Episcopal Visitations of the Diocese of Meath, 1622-1799 (Hardcover)

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The visitation records of the Church of Ireland were largely destroyed in the fire in the Public Record Office of Ireland in 1922, thus greatly enhancing the significance of those which have survived in copy form. This volume provides editions of the visitations of the diocese of Meath for the years 1622, 1693, 1733 and 1799 which offer unique insights into the life of the Church of Ireland and its interaction with the wider community, from the post-Reformation period to the eve of the Act of Union. These records reveal much about both the spiritual and temporal life of the Church in a large Irish diocese and provide a framework for more detailed study of localities based on the records of individual parishes. [Subject: Ecclesiastical History, 17th & 18th-Century History, Church of Ireland, Irish Studies]
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: June 30, 2017
TCIN: 52838198
UPC: 9781846826061
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-5862
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