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Figures and Tables

Figures

  1. 1The percentage of married clerical testators. 28
  2. 2Tone of clerical preambles differentiated by marital status. 33
  3. 3Age profile of married and unmarried clergy in the diocese of Lincoln in 1576. 56
  4. 4The relationship between marital status and testamentary charitable provision expressed as a percentage (actual numbers displayed). 181
  5. 5Percentage of total monetary bequests directed towards charitable causes. 187
  6. 6Percentage and type of testamentary beneficiaries 1566–1570. 191
  7. 7Percentage and type of testamentary beneficiaries 1596–1600. 191

Tables

  1. 1The number of Elizabethan clergy married by 1561–2. 25
  2. 2Percentage of married and unmarried clergy in the diocese of Lincoln in 1560 and 1576. 26
  3. 3Confessional persuasion of preambles of clerical and lay testators. 31
  4. 4Percentage of widows among women who married clergy by licence. 110
  5. 5Breakdown by decade of the percentage of widows among women who married clergy by licence. 111
  6. 6The number of widows among women who married clergy as noted in parish registers. 111
  7. 7Social status of women, as widows or daughters, marrying clergy by marriage licence in London 1583–1603. 123
  8. 8Clergy making no charitable bequests. 182
  9. 9Percentage of testators making bequests to various charitable causes. 183
  10. 10verage monetary contribution to charitable causes in clerical wills. 185
  11. 11haritable bequests expressed as percentages. 186
  12. 12estamentary beneficiaries. 190