John of Tours, Bishop of Bath 1088-1122

  title={John of Tours, Bishop of Bath 1088-1122},
  author={R. A. L. Smith},
  journal={The Downside Review},
  pages={132 - 141}
  • R. A. Smith
  • Published 1 April 1942
  • History
  • The Downside Review
A D E F I N I T I V E study of the Church in England under the Norman Kings has yet to be written. Of recent years historians have studied various aspects of that grand attempt to associate the Ecclesia Anglic ana with the main developments in continental culture and diocesan organization but as yet no mature synthesis has been achieved. There is still room for separate studies of those individuals who played a prominent part in a sus­ tained movement of reform and reorganization in one of the… 



The English Church and the Papacy passim

    In 1093 he witnessed a grant of William Rufus to the cathedral church of York (ibid. p. 88) and in the following year a royal grant to Battle Abbey (ibid. p. 90)

    • 4Thus in 1091 Bishop John witnessed William II's charter to the church of Salisbury (Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum