Excerpt from An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain, Chiefly of England, Vol. 2 of 9: From the First Planting of Christianity, to the End of the Reign of King Charles the Second; With a Brief Account of the Affairs of Religion in Ireland King William not crowned by archbishop Stigand, and why, l. - The king 18 said to have taken an oath to the English at his coronation, 2. - He governs arbitrarily, 2. - Abbot Egelsin quits the kingdom, and why, 3. - The king bears hard upon the liberties of the Church, 3.-a great alteration in the English customs and constitutions, 4. - The dissolution of manners among the English at the Norman Conquest, 5. - The king carries archbishop Stigand into N mandy, 6. - The cathedral at York burnt, 6. - Marianus Scotus; his character, 7. -. The monasteries ri ed by the Conqueror, 7. - The tenures of the Church altered, 7. - Stigand deposed in a synod, 8. - His death, 10. - Lanfranc pre ferred to the see of Canterbury, 10. - The solemnity of his consecration, 11. A dispute between the see of York and Canterbury, 13.-the archbishop of York revives his claim at Rome, l5. - The controversy decided in behalf of Canterbury at Windsor, 16. - King Malcolm does homage to the Conqueror, l8. - T he death of Egelwin, bishop of Durham, 18.-a synod held at London, 19. - The primitive bishops fixed their sees where they thought fit, 21. - N0ne but bishops and abbots allowed to speak in the synod without leave, 21. - The legislative authority of synods wholly in the bishops, 22. - A council held at Winchester, 27. - This synod gives a liberty to married priests denied by the pope,29. - An account of the form and proceedings of diocesan synods, 30. - Pa trick, bishop of Dublin, consecrated by Lanfranc, 3l.-the letter of the clergy and people of Dublin to that archbishop, 32. - Reverendissime Fili, 33. Lanfranc's letter to Gothric, king of Dublin, 33. - Donagh, first bishop of Dublin, 34. - Lanfranc's letter to Torlogh, king of Dublin, 34, - The bishop of Durham murdered, 37. - Odo's character from Pictaviensis, 39. - Odo endea vours to gain the popedom, 40. - Odo is arrested by the king, and imprisoned in Normandy, 4l. - Huntington's character of king William, 43. - The Con queror's justice and favour to the Church, 44. - The civ11 and ecclesiastical courts separated, 44. - He orders a restitution of the Church lands sci/.cd bv his Noriv C ON tents. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."