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Syon Abbey (Bridgettine)

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Date: 1278-2000
  • South Brent, Devon
  • Syon, Middlesex
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Other monastic orders
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C69853 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O50861 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1299-16th cent: charters and deeds (1299-16th cent), incl restoration of abbey (1556/7), leases (16th cent), survey of manor of Isleworth (15th cent)
Alnwick Castle
NRA 836 Percy
15th cent: deeds 1428, legal papers 1440s-1460s and accounts 1441
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
See M Stansfield, Guide to the Muniments of King's College, Cambridge (1988)
1499: notarial transcript of papal bulls Martin V-Sixtus IV
Bibliotheek van de Universiteit Gent (Ghent University Library)
See Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p18
c1500-1535: the Rules of Syon Abbey
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Ker, Medieval MSS in British Libraries, pp243-4
1421-64: extracts from parliamentary records rel to granting of the manor of Isleworth out of the estate of the Duchy of Cornwall 9 Henry V and 3 Edward IV
Huntington Library
NRA 24601 Egerton (Bridgwater)
c1278-16th cent: court rolls of manor of Isleworth
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 836 Percy
15th cent: Sussex accounts 1454-5
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 33897

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [12c]; North Yorks RO Guide
c1460-80: Processional of Bridgettine use
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Accessions to Repositories 1991
1481: comptus roll recording rents and expenditure
Kresen Kernow (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
NRA 34921
15th cent: requiem offices
Lambeth Palace Library
See Annual Return 1995
16th cent: valors of possessions temp Henry VIII
The National Archives
1541: letters patent granting site to Edward Seymour Duke of Somerset
Longleat House
See HMC 58 Bath V, p376
16th cent: prayerbook of a nun, a psalter and a further book of prayers
Lambeth Palace Library
See Annual review 1992
15th-16th cent: manuscripts formerly belonging to, incl Rule and Revelations of St Bridget (15th cent), Processional
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See James, Catalogue of Library of St Johns College
14th-15th cent: manuscripts formerly owned by
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)
early 16th cent: collection rel to St Bridget and other saints
Lichfield Cathedral Library
NRA 19287 Lichfield L
1400-2000: theological and music ms collections and papers of the nuns of South Brent, Devon
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
NRA 10656
1900-2000: papers on the book collections and reading habits of the nuns of South Brent, Devon
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
16th-20th cent: estate, financial and personal papers
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
See Annual Return 2011
20th cent: additional books and papers
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)
See Annual Return 2014
20th cent: photographs and corresp
University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)