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Much Wenlock Priory (formerly Abbey)

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Date: 1200-1600
  • Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Other monastic orders
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C37475 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O63919 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1342-44: quire from register, now inserted in Lilleshall Abbey cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1008); Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p29
1344-16th cent: deeds (13th-16th cent), manorial court records (1344-50), terrier (1377-8), register (16th cent)
Shropshire Archives
NRA 34912

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1009); NRA 11563 Jan-Mar 1965; Monstic Research Bulletin 3,p29
extracts from 16th cent register in previous entry
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Davis (1009); Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p10
c1200: settlement of law suit with Chichester Cathedral
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 27929
1532-33: record of proceedings in action for debt: Executors of Sir Henry Willoughby v John, Prior of Wenlock
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7428
14th-16th cent: Wenlock, etc court roll 1333-5
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire
1321-22: account of fines paid to abbey
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire

See HMC 10th Rep, App IV, p407
16th cent: lease (1535), extract from Court of Augmentation re tithes of late priory
Shropshire Archives
NRA 11563 Shropshire
1543-45: letters patent conveying lands to James Leveson (1543)
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 10699 Leveson-Gower