Chartulary of the Augustinian priory of Kirkham in Yorkshire, Written in the late 15th century in England
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.
- Creation: Written in the late 15th century in England
Language of Materials
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
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.
On parchment, binding, rough brown leather on bevelled boards, 17th-century English work
11 3/5 × 8 1/5 in.