The energies of the indefatigable parson knew no bounds.
There are four requisites to the appointment of a parson, viz.
In 1496 he obtained the living of Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, and later he became parson of Lynton (mod.
Besides some archaeological articles in the Nineteenth Century and contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography, he published a History of the Diocese of Norwich (1879); The Coming of the Friars (1885); The Autobiography of Roger North (1887) and Trials of a Country Parson (1890).
Forest lands, belong to the Crown, although by canon law they were to be disposed of by the bishop; but by custom a parson or vicar might be entitled to them.