Clerics and Clansmen: The Diocese of Argyll Between the Twelfth and Sixteenth Centuries
Iain MacDonald examines how the medieval Church in Gaelic Scotland, often regarded as isolated and irrelevant, continued to function in the face of poverty, periodic warfare, and the formidable powers of the clan chiefs.
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Chapter Two The Late Medieval Bishopric and Its Bishops
Chapter Three The Origins of the Clergy
Chapter Four Clerical Celibacy Illegitimacy and Hereditary Succession
Chapter Five Education and Learning
Chapter Six Pluralism NonResidency and Pastoral Care
Appendix A Parochial fasti of the Diocese of Argyll to 1560
Appendix B List of UniversityEducated Beneficed Clergy by Institution
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