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Ecclesiastical Returns For 81 Parishes in East Sussex made in 1603.


Walter C Rensham (editor).

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Primary Evidence.


In 1603 John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury, propounded to each of the bishops in his province a series of seven articles or interrogatories. A copy was transmitted to Anthony Watson, then Bishop of Chichester and these were transcribed by the Sussex Record Society and published in 1904.



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