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Border Liberties and LoyaltiesNorth-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400$
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Matthew L. Holford and Keith J. Stringer

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748632787

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.001.0001

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Durham under Bishop Anthony Bek, 1283–1311

Durham under Bishop Anthony Bek, 1283–1311

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(p.138) 4 Durham under Bishop Anthony Bek, 1283–1311
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Border Liberties and Loyalties
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Matthew Holford

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0004

This chapter is a detailed study of the regime of Bishop Anthony Bek (1283–1311). It is, in part, a study of heavy lordship, that is, the development and exploitation of the bishops' powers over their subjects. It also reveals the strength of local community, and the increasing reach of the crown, and thus draws together the conclusions of the preceding chapters.

Keywords:   heavy lordship, local community, bishops, crown

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