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Ely Cathedral Priory (formerly Abbey)

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Date: 900-1600
Places:
  • Ely, Cambridgeshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C73367 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O65735 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
10th-16th cent: records
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Owen Library & Muniments 1973; HMC 27:12th R,43-4, App, 389-96; Davis Cartularies (367,374,376); Mon
2
c1007-25: farming memoranda of Ely Abbey
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
12th cent: Collection of the privileges of Ely, originals 10th-12th cent
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (364)
4
12th cent: collection of privileges
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (365)
5
cartularies, deeds and manuscripts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See British Library index of manuscripts
6
late 12th cent: Historia Eliensis
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.366); Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p5; pd Camden Soc,3rd ser,92 (
7
12th-13th cent: Historia Eliensis
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies(no.368); Monastic Res Bulletin 2,p5; Camden Soc 3rd ser,92 (1962)
8
part of Liber Eliensis
Cambridge University: Gonville and Caius College Library
See Cambridge University Library Catalogue of Manuscripts (1979 reprint) under Dd.viii.24
9
12th-13th cent: annals of Ely to 1217
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 8,p30
10
c1290-1300: 'Liber M' general cartulary
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (369); HMC 27: 12th Report, App IX, p386
11
15th cent: first part of a general cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (371)
12
15th cent: continuation of general cartulary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (372)
13
14th cent: almoner's cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (373)
14
13th cent-15th cent: chapter register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (375); Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p11
15
14th-15th cent: 'Liber A' register
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (378)
16
c1407-1515: 'Liber B' Priory Register
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (377); HMC 1st Report, App,p55
17
15th cent: abbreviated MS of Liber Eliensis with collected statutes and customs
Lambeth Palace Library
See DM Owen, Library & Muniments of Ely Cathedral 1973; MR James Catalogue of Medieval MSS in Lambeth Pa
18
1472: leaf from statutes 1472 in volume containing 17th cent statutes of cathedral
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Cambridge University Library Catalogue of Manuscripts (1979 reprint)
19
1291-93: assessment of land and rents in Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Taxation of Pope Nicholas)
College of Arms
NRA 23441 College of Arms
20
1417: copy of agreement between bishop and prior, rel to their respective rights in fees, jurisdiction, etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (379)
21
1304-30: court roll and rental of manor (no name) of almoner
York Minster Archives
NRA 26560
22
15th cent: volume containing (?transcripts of) composition between bishop and priory 1417, rental 1416/7, account of prior's expenses
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
14th cent: mortuary roll for Bishop John Hotham
Canterbury Cathedral Archives
See HMC 5th Rep, App, 449
24
manuscripts owned by priory, incl chronicle of Ely to 1465, psalter with calendar
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)

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