1471

1471
Somewhere between 1471 and 1484 the Abbot of Abingdon came to Manchester in company with the Collector of the Apostolic Chamber and Gold Hall, from whom who would might buy plenary indulgences as effectual as if their purchasers had performed the pilgrimage to Rome, and had been there on the great day of the church’s jubilee. The occasion for which the money was needed was said to be the defence of the Christian world against the Turks.(7)