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Fountains Abbey

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Date: 1100-1605
Places:
  • Fountains, Yorkshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Other monastic orders
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C67089 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O61805 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
12th cent-16th cent: records incl stock book 1480-93, steward's book 1527-36, survey 1540
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
NRA 546 Bradfer-Lawrence

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [56b]
2
c1210-1605: deeds (3:c1210-1509), letters patent reciting patents from 13th-16th cent and granting abbey to Sir Stephen Proctor (1605), award re Dishforth rent (1490), leases (3: 1494-1521), inventory of abbey's lands and possessions (1532)
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 5836 Vyner
3
12th-13th cent: charters
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish

See HMC 3rd Report, pp 37,41,44-5; HMC Guide to Family and Estate Collections (17a)
4
12th cent: deeds
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC 29: Duke of Portland II, pp3-4
5
c1340-1480: coucher book (c1360), precedent book (c1450), cartularies (1340,c1360,c1480)
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 6160

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (416,421,426); Monastic Research Bulletin 3,p16, 5,p11
6
late 13th cent: part of cartulary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (411)
7
late 13th cent: continuation of above cartulary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Davis (412)
8
13th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (413)
9
15th cent: 3 volumes (A-C,D-I,K-M) of 5-volume cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis 414, 415, 417
10
volume for N-P of above cartulary, untraced
Unknown location
See Davis 418
11
15th cent: 5th volume (Q-Z) of above cartulary
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Davis (419)
12
late 15th cent: cartulary of royal and papal privileges
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Davis (420)
13
1509: inventory or abstract of deeds
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (422); Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p16
14
late 13th cent: cartulary of the pittancer
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Davis (423)
15
papal privileges, etc
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p16
16
late 15th-early 16th cent: register of leases made by Abbot W Thirsk (temp Hen VII-HenVIII)
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.427); Monastic Research Bulletin2,p5; pd Yorks Arch Soc, Rec ser
17
15th cent: rentals (15th cent)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Davis (424-5)
18
14th cent: extracts from charters (?part of a cartulary)
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 11614 Ingilby

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [56a]; Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p11

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