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The German Cathedral Chapters in the 17th and 18th Century

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Hersche, Peter (Historisches Institut, Universität Bern)
Publication Date
1990
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    Collective biographical investigation of the German cathedral chapters which fulfilled both important spiritual as well as worldly functions until their dissolution in the course of secularization. Topics: Status and class increases, reason and time of entry and leaving, academic degrees, dignities and ´Personate´, geographic origins, cumulations.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1600 / 1800
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
Sampled Universe
The 5725 members (´canons´) of all 24 old German cathedral chapters of those territories that had a seat and voice in the Reichstag and belonged to the Reich church in the stricter sense (these are: Augsburg, Bamberg, Basel, Brixen, Chur, Eichstaett, Freising, Hildesheim, Cologne, Constance, Luettich, Mainz, Muenster, Osnabrueck, Paderborn, Passau, Regensburg, Salzburg, Speyer, Strassburg, Trient, Trier, Worms, Wuerzburg).
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Systematic development of printed sources: relevant monographs and printed older canon lists; systematic development of archival sources: in particular the hand-written ´Aufschwoer books ´ (in most chapters these are chronologically organized sequences of heraldry figures of the newly accepted canons) and the transcripts of the chapter meetings.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 5725
    Number of Variables: 20
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8048 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Hersche, Peter: Die deutschen Domkapitel im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. Ursellen: Selbstverlag des Verfassers 1984, 3 Bde.
  • Hersche, Peter: Eine geistlich-weltliche Körperschaft im Alten Reich: Quantitative Annäherungen an die deutschen Domkapitel. In: W.H. Schröder (Hrsg.): Lebenslauf und Gesellschaft. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta-Verlag 1985. S. 28-47.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Hersche, Peter (1990): Die deutschen Domkapitel im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8048