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St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury

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Date: 500-1600
Places:
  • Canterbury, Kent
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C57247 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O54864 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1250-1538: account rolls, tax assessment, inventories and deeds
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36305 Augustine's Abbey

See Source List (1984)
2
archives
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
See HMC 5th Rep, App, 429,442,459, [8]:9th Rep, App I, 125,128
3
06th-10th cent: 6th cent Gospel book, incl 10th cent copies of Anglo-Saxon charters
Cambridge University: Parker Library, Corpus Christi College
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (199A)
4
13th-16th cent: register of documents rel to the abbey's possessions 13th-14th cent
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (196, 206)
5
mid 13th cent-1499: charters (5, mid 13th cent-1336)
College of Arms
NRA 23441 College of Arms
6
1295: certified copy of bull of Boniface VIII arranging causes between abbot and archbishop
Wells Cathedral Library and Archives
See HMC 12: Wells II, p576
7
late 12th cent: fragment of register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (190)
8
late 12th cent: fragment of register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (191)
9
13th-14th cent: register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (192)
10
13th-14th cent: 'The Red Book' cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (193)
11
late 13th cent: 'The Black Book' cartulary with rentals, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (194); Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p13
12
13th-14th cent: cartulary
The National Archives
See Davis (195)
13
early 14th cent: fragment of a register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (197)
14
15th cent: Thomas Elmham 'Historia Abbatiae S Augustini', incorporating transcripts of early charters, etc
Cambridge University: Trinity Hall
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (198)
15
15th cent: enrolled copies of royal and other charters rel to Fordwich 11th-15th cent
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
See Charters of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury ed. SE Kelly, IV, (Oxford, 1995), p.lix; Monastic Rese
16
14th cent: collection of misc historical material, incl list of abbey's privileges
Cambridge University: Parker Library, Corpus Christi College
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (199)
17
13th cent: register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (200)
18
13th-14th cent: register of statutes, pleas, etc
Lambeth Palace Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (201)
19
c1330: misc register of statutes and other material re abbey's possessions
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (202)
20
14th cent: lives of the abbots, incl copies of charters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (204)
21
1446-c1540: treasurer's accounts (1446/7-59/60), valor (1522-3), rental (c1540)
Lambeth Palace Library
See Sayers, Estate Documents at LPL
22
08th cent; 1538: Gospel fragment late 8th cent
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36274 Canterbury misc
23
14th-15th cent: formulary
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See James, Catalogue of Library of St John's College Library
24
'Gesta Cnutonis', once belonging to
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
manuscripts formerly owned by abbey
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)
26
14th-15th cent: untraced 'Reg. Byholt' ?14th cent
Unknown location
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (203, 205)

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