Skip to main content
Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts will be unavailable for several hours on the morning of Tuesday 9th March 2021 for system maintenance.

Chartulary of the Augustinian priory of Kirkham in Yorkshire, Written in the late 15th century in England

 File
MS. Fairfax 7

  • How to
    request
Chartulary of the Augustinian priory of Kirkham in Yorkshire, said to have been founded in 1121. The deeds are for the most part given only in abstract, without witnesses or date, with the exception of the charter of Henry i (before 1124 if genuine) at fol. 6. A list of places, chiefly in the East Riding, to which the deeds refer, is on foll. 101v-2.

Dates

  • Written in the late 15th century in England

Extent

105 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Fairfax 7

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3887

Custodial History

This MS. was used by Dodsworth when it was in st. Mary's Tower, York (MS. Dodsworth 95), and in 1632 was in his possession (MS. Dodsworth 7, fol. 340). It would pass thence to Charles Fairfax, with the rest of Dodsworth's collections.

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, rough brown leather on bevelled boards, 17th-century English work

Dimensions

11 3/5 × 8 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom