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Clerical Resistance And The Suspension Of Holy Offices

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An examination of negotiations in Castile for the ecclesiastical contribution between the fall of 1532 and the fall of 1533 clearly indicates the Castilian crown?s failure to force a resisting corporate body to contribute. Moreover, the church?s use of a cesación a divinis demonstrates that corporate bodies were not without recourse when they faced royal coercion. Only when the state relaxed coercion, in fact, did the church reach an agreement with the crown for paying the contribution. This chapter provides further evidence that the financial pillar of the state rested on consensus, not coercion, between the crown and, in this case, the church. The clergy organized to suspend Holy Offices in the fall of 1532 because they saw continual royal efforts to obtain ecclesiastical contributions as a threat to ecclesiastical liberties and an attempt to turn the church into a tributary estate.

Keywords: Castilian crown?s failure; church; corporate bodies; crown; ecclesiastical contribution; Holy Offices; Negotiations

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