Officers and accountability in medieval England : 1170-1300

A FRANCOPHONE FLORENTINE IN LONDONTHEMES AND ARGUMENTRoles and Rules: Character and OfficePolitical Thinking, Political Thought, Institutions, and Administrative HistoryConcepts, Accountability, and ComparisonsArgumentsBailiffs and StewardsTWO CASESRobert of ChiltonJohn de Valle‘A REASONABLE ACCOUNT OF HIS TIME AS A BAILIFF’The Twelfth and Early Thirteenth CenturiesThe Period of Legislation, 1259—1285THE ‘POLITICAL ECONOMY’ OF THE ACTION OF ACCOUNTBailiffs’ Accountability and Demesne FarmingEarly Prescriptive Texts on Estate Management and la moralisation de I’administrationTenure, Law, Accounts: The Political Economy of BailiffsConnections in the Minds of ContemporariesTenure and ContractAccounts, Audits, InquiriesPolitics and Political EconomySheriffs‘EXCHEQUER RULES’: ACCOUNTABILITY AND THE DIALOGUE OF THE EXCHEQUERThe Culture of Accountability at the Exchequer in the Late Twelfth CenturyThe Dialogue of the Exchequer. ‘That edifies, this enables’The Purpose of Shrieval Accountability: Utility, the Fisc, and the Kingdom’s GoodA Game of Chess: The Sheriff’s conflictus at the ExchequerSHERIFFS’ ACCOUNTABILITY BEYOND EXCHEQUER ACCOUNTINGExchequer of Pleas, Eyres, and ad hoc InquiriesTensions and Contradictions within Shrieval AccountabilityCOMPARISONS: PREFERENCES, STRUCTURES, ROYAL SELF-IMAGECONCLUSIONSBishopsTHE ACCOUNTABILITY OF INQUISITIONLAW IN MOTION: THE COMPLAINTS AGAINST ARCHBISHOP GEOFFREY OF YORK, 1 194-1202GEOFFREY OF YORK’S INQUISITIONS IN CONTEXTLegal LearningThe Politics of Inquisitorial AccountabilityNorms of Office: deceatSecuring Accountability: liceat and expediatSOCIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CANONICAL INQUISITIONSThe Inquisition into Walter Langton, Bishop of Coventry and LichfieldCONCLUSIONSWardens and FellowsWARDENS AND COLLEGESTHE VIEW FROM MERTON COLLEGE, OXFORDPecham at MertonLessons from MertonInstrumental ConstitutionsHierarchy‘COLLEGE PECULIARS’Intellectuals, Poverty, Self-administrationSources and ReasonsCONCLUSIONS: OMNIBUS ET SINGULISPARALLELS, DIFFERENCES, SIMILARITIES‘Who, Whom?’Delegation and AccessControl of Officers: Insiders and OutsidersLocal Political Structures, Values, and Officers’ AccountabilityCAUSES, CONDITIONS, CORRELATIONSInstitutional Development, Intellectual Capability, and the rectors ConscienceEtatisation and Official Accountability?Elective AffinitiesEFFECTSUnintended ConsequencesEffects and Their ProblemsAccountability and Justice?Bibliography
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