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Glastonbury Abbey

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Date: 705-1600
Places:
  • Glastonbury, Somerset
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C59620 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O61937 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
10th-16th cent: charters from 681 [10th cent copy] and other deeds 10th-16th cent, cartularies 13th-16th cent, registers 13th-14th cent, inquistion of manors 1189, legal papers, accounts and court rolls 13th-16th cent,
Longleat House
NRA 36343 Glastonbury

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [104a]; Davis, Medieval Cartularies (nos. 433-
2
0705-1347: charters and other deeds
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 28398 Somerset Arch Soc
3
12th-14th cent: misc deeds and agreements rel to disputes with dean and chapter of Wells 13th-14th cent, incl rel to election of abbot 1274
Wells Cathedral Library and Archives
See HMC 3rd Rep, pp351-2,358,360,362; HMC 12: Wells I, p xi; Wells II, pp 550,567,570,594,617 (nos 19,9
4
13th cent: inventory of charters
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (438)
5
14th-16th cent: cartulary, terriers of lands in Somerset and Devon, register of extents and rentals, abstract from court rolls rel to lands and manors owned by Abbey
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (nos 440, 449-451); Guide to Family and Estate Collections A-K [12i];
6
1236: settlement of tithe dispute
Salisbury Cathedral Library
See HMC 55: Var Col I, p342
7
1532: almoner's account
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6282 Somerset
8
15th cent-16th cent: Somerset court rolls 1432-1527 and accounts 15th cent
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 33897 Brudenell-Bruce

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [12c]; Guide to North Yorkshire Record Office
9
terrier of lands in Berkshire and Wiltshire c1515-20
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972); Davis Medieval Cartularies (453); Monstic Research Bulletin 3,p1
10
1592: custumal (copy)
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 65

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