Diocese of Norwich, Consistory Court; 11th century-; ecclesiastical court; Norwich, Norfolk

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Diocese of Norwich, Consistory Court; 11th century-; ecclesiastical court; Norwich, Norfolk

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Other form(s) of name

  • Norwich Consistory Court
  • Bishop's Consistory Court

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Dates of existence

11th century-

History

The Consistory Court dealt with cases arising from the bishop’s and archdeacons’ visitations and other matters, such as dilapidations of church property and the misappropriation of church goods. The Bishop attended the court at first but over time his place was taken by his legal representative, the Chancellor of the Diocese.

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Norwich, Norfolk

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Functions, occupations and activities

ecclesiastical court

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Authority record identifier

GB/153/NM/5517

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Status

Catalogued

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Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created on: 20/02/2004 by Droip

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