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Reading Abbey

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Date: 1100-1700
Places:
  • Reading, Berkshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C65809 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O61986 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1100-16th cent: grants (incl indulgences for pilgrims), other deeds, legal papers, obedientiary and estate accounts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts; HMC 1st Report, viii-ix, App 14-34 (Hatton Charters); HMC 3rd
2
c1205-17th cent: deeds
The National Archives
3
1136: grant by Queen Adeliza of Aston manor
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
See Annual return 1994, Annual report 1994
4
c1226-1319: grants by (2) c1226-39
Salisbury Cathedral Library
See HMC 55: Var Coll I, pp349, 360, 373
5
late 12th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (801); pd Camden Soc 1986-7; Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p8
6
c1257: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (802); pd Camden Soc 1986-7; Mon Res Bull 2,p8
7
c1320-30: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (803)
8
mid 13th cent: cartulary of the almoner
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (805)
9
1305-11: 3 leaves from a register of Abbot N Quappelade
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (806)
10
14th cent: register
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Davis (807); WA Pantin, Chapters of Black Monks, Camden 3rd Ser, 47, 1933, pp.v-viii; Monastic Resea
11
15th cent: rentals of Berkshire property
Eton College
NRA 31984 Eton College
12
late 13th cent: inventory of muniments rel to abbey's dependency, May Priory
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (804)
13
manuscripts formerly owned by abbey, incl calendar of obits of abbots
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)
14
12th cent: MSS formerly owned by the abbey
Oxford University: Queen's College Library
See Coxe & Humphreys, Catalogue of MSS in Oxford Colleges, 1972
15
c1350: formulary
Berkshire Record Office
See Annual Return 2013

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