BROTHERHOOD AND COMMUNITY ON THE EVE OF THE REFORMATION:

CONFRATERNITIES AND PARISH LIFE IN LIEGE, 1450-1540

by

David Henry Dieterich

 

A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (History) in The University of Michigan

1982

 

Doctoral Committee:

Professor Thomas N. Tentler, Chairman

Professor Marvin B. Becker

Professor Guy R. Mermier

Professor James A. Vann

 

Copyright © 1982 by D. Henry Dieterich

Contents

Click on the chapter title to view each chapter. 

The files are in PDF format,     requiring Adobe Acrobat® Reader®. 

If you do not have Acrobat Reader, you can get it free here:

 

Introduction

            Acknowledgements

            Preface

Chapter 1: Confraternities

            The Origins of Christian Confraternities

            Varieties of Medieval Confraternities

            The Confraternity and the Parish

Chapter 2: The City and the Parish

            The Legacy of Medieval Liège

            Economy and Society under Erard de la Marck

            The Parish of Saint-Martin-en-Ile

Chapter 3: The Confraternity of Our Lady

The Confraternities of Liège

The Confraternity of Our Lady and the Blessed Sacrament

The Activities of the Confraternity

Chapter 4: The Members

            Demographics

            Social Orders

            Relations within the Confraternity

            Offices outside the Confraternity

Chapter 5: Conclusions

            The Reformation in Liège

            The Confraternity and the Parish

            The Brotherhood in the Community

Bibliography

            Manuscript Sources

            Published Sources and Studies

Appendices

            Appendix A: Opportunities for Religious Community Life in Liège, 1400-1550

            Appendix B: The Guilds of Liège

            Appendix C: Money of Account Used in Liège

            Appendix D: The Parishes of Liège