This article examines a sermon for Trinity Sunday that was delivered by Richard Fleming at the Council of Constance in 1417. The author argues that Fleming’s citation of liturgical chant and a homily composed by John Pecham, together with certain external evidence, suggests that he was trying to bolster the reputation of the English Church in order to counter attempts to deprive the English delegation of its status as a ‘nation’ within the council. As such, it constitutes an interesting confluence of pulpit oratory, liturgical music, and ecclesiastical politics at this council.
Nighman, Chris L., "Citations of 'noster' John Pecham in Richard Fleming's Trinity Sunday sermon: evidence for the political use of liturgical music at the Council of Constance" (2008). History Faculty Publications. Paper 17.