Parishioners in 1250, 1281, and 1305, were required to find in every church a chalice, principal vestment, a silk cope for principal festivals, two others for rectors of the choir on those days; a processional cross, a cross carried before the dead, a bier, a holy-water vessel, with salt and bread; osculatory, paschal candlestick, censer, lantern, and little hand-bell (for preceding the viaticum); two candlesticks for acolytes before the gospel; a legendary, antiphonar, grail, psalter, tropar, ordinal, missal, and manual; high-altar frontal, three surplices, a pyx, rogation banners, bells and ropes; a font with lock and key chrismatory, images, the image of the patron saint, the church light (before the altar); the repairs of the nave and tower, glass windows, aisles, and churchyard fence. In 1014 parishioners were called the priest's hyrmen, or hyremen. In 994 the only church furniture expressly required comprised holy books, houses, vessels, and mass vestments. The sovereign is the parishioner of the archbishop of Canterbury.

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