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Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey

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Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey, comprised of 2 regista.

Dates

  • 13th-14th centuries

Extent

0.30 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. c. 392].
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Dep. c. 392-393

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20997

Abstract

Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey

Biographical / Historical

Cirencester Abbey or St. Mary's Abbey, Cirencester in Gloucestershire was founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1117 on the site of an earlier church. It was enlarged in the 14th century but suppressed under Henry VIII's reforms in 1539.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by the executors of Samuel Vestey, 2nd Baron Vestey, 1969.

Bibliography

G.R.C. Davis, Medieval Cartularies (1958), nos. 255, 256.
Title
Cartulary of Cirencester Abbey
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2021 by Catherine McIlwaine
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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