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Shrewsbury Abbey

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Date: 1100-1700
Places:
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C37450 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O63915 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
foundation charter
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
2
grants and charters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
3
12th-17th cent: 3 deeds late 12th cent-1526, 17th cent excerpts from cartulary
Shropshire Archives
NRA 33433 Leveson-Gower

See for original of cartulary see Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.895)
4
13th cent-16th cent: 13th cent cartulary of deeds (1129-82), grant of Salop manors to Sir Rowland Hill (1542), legal cases (13th-15th cent), manorial and estate records (15th-16th cent), letters of presntation (1275-1350)
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 10699 Leveson-Gower

See Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p26 (incorrect); corrected in 5,p17
5
late 13th-late 14th cent: cartulary
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (895); ed Rees, NLW, 1975; Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p8, 3,p26, 5,
6
1355-61: extent of abbey temporalities on deaths of Abbot Adam (1355) and Abbot Henry de Alston (1361)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
7
volume of extracts from abbey ledger book rel to Atcham
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire

See Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p17
8
copies of deeds
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Cambridge University Library Catalogue of Manuscripts (1979 reprint)

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