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Christ Church Cathedral Priory, Canterbury

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Date: 700-1600
Places:
  • Canterbury, Kent
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C67387 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O61922 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
08th-16th cent: archives and manuscripts
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
See HMC 5th R,App, 8th R,App, 8:9th R, 55:Var Coll I; Ker MSS II; Davis Cartularies; Mon Res Bull 3,p12
2
13th-16th cent: manorial and estate records
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 34277 Canterbury CC
3
late 13th-16th cent: deeds, manorial and estate papers
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 39557

See U15 (NRA 34277)
4
13th-16th cent: courts rolls and accounts
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 43392 Canterbury D & C
5
13th-16th cent: deed 1478, leases 14th-16th cent, appointments of manorial officials 1273-1493, terriers 15th-16th cent, accounts 14th-16th cent, documents rel to tithes c1450, 1516, inventory 1507, list of monks c1490
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36355 Canterbury Cath
6
c1199-1500: ecclesiastical suit rolls, mainly 13th cent, of Canterbury courts sede vacante
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36359 Canterbury suits

See Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of the Province of Canterbury c1200-1301, Seldon Society
7
c12th-16th cent: cathedral MSS, incl ?fragments from registers, lists of monks and manors c1500, inventories of priory goods c1500 and c1540
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36274 Canterbury misc

See NR Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, II, 1977
8
14th-16th cent: leases and estate papers
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36274 Canterbury misc
9
c1300-1542: register (early 14th cent), abstract of cartulary, extracts from registers, accounts, charter of Henry VIII (1542), manuscripts formerly belonging to, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (nos.167,184); Index to Additional MSS 1783-1835
10
c1218-1342: charters (26) rel to estates in Kent and Suffolk
Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives
NRA 10600 Hatton Wood
11
13th-14th cent: register of statutes, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (183)
12
14th cent: Register of statutes, etc
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (185)
13
12th cent: quire from cartulary containing copies of charters, etc, 616-early 12th cent
Cambridge University: Parker Library, Corpus Christi College
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (163)
14
13th-14th cent: fragment from ?register relating quarrels between Prior Thomas Ringmer and convent (c1280-1)
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See James, Catalogue of Library of St John's College, Cambridge; GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.173)
15
13th-14th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p12
16
1284-98: fragment of a cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts; Davis (no.168)
17
late 15th cent: inventory of charters
The National Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (175)
18
15th cent: almonry cartulary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p4
19
early 14th cent: fragments of almoner's cartulary
Lambeth Palace Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (176)
20
14th-15th cent: fragment of a sacrist's cartulary
Lambeth Palace Library
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p12
21
1285-1331: register
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (181)
22
09th-11th cent: 9th cent Gospel book with copies of Anglo-Saxon charters added 10th-11th cent
Lambeth Palace Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (177); BL Cotton Tib. B. iv, fo 87
23
09th-11th cent: fragment of same Gospel book
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (177); Lambeth Palace Library MS 771
24
10th-12th cent: 10th cent Gospel book with copies of 11th-12th cent papal documents
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (178)
25
11th cent: 11th cent Gospel book with copy of charter of Cnut c.1017
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (179)
26
10th-13th cent: 11th cent Gospel book with 13th cent copies of 10th-11th cent charters
Oxford University: St John's College Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (180)
27
early 14th cent: collection on priory's rights, possessions, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (182)
28
14th-15th cent: composite register containing admissions to fraternity, obits, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (187)
29
15th cent: register of Prior William de Molash from 1427
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (188)
30
13th-16th cent: obedientiary accounts 1311-1536
Lambeth Palace Library
See Sayers Estate Documents at Lambeth Palace Library; Mon Res Bull 3,p12
31
1257-1391: monastic accounts
Lambeth Palace Library
32
c1436: accounts (fragments)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1450-51: accounts of treasurer of Canterbury and supervisor of St James' hospital
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 4712 Pleydell-Bouverie
34
1331-32: almonry rental
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 5481
35
14th-15th cent: register of extents, rentals, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (186)
36
16th cent: Collectanea, incl note re acquisition of manors and churches
Cambridge University: Parker Library, Corpus Christi College
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (189)
37
1540: inventory of Priory goods
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
NRA 36274 Canterbury misc
38
13th-16th cent: historical works of Gervase of Canterbury
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 8,pp29-30
39
collection (?of transcripts) rel to priory's history
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)

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