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Peterborough Abbey

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Date: 1000-1600
Places:
  • Peterborough, Northamptonshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C78624 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O50858 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1227-1531: charters and other deeds, agreement with Abbot of Crowland, homage roll (1299-1478), manorial records, lease
Burghley House
NRA 6666 Cecil

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [19a]
2
12th-14th cent: Black Book incl surveys of manors and inventory of Abbot's muniments
Society of Antiquaries of London
NRA 27819

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (nos.754,759,763); Martin, Cartularies... of Peterborough (Northants
3
c1322-29: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.758); Martin, Cartularies, pp17-19
4
13th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (no.755); Martin, Cartularies, pp13-14
5
c1250-late 14th cent: cartularies
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (756-7,760-1); Martin, Cartularies, pp7-12, 23-6; Mon Res Bull 2,p7
6
late 14th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (762)
7
1404: register of George Fraunceys
Boughton House
See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [70n]
8
early 15th cent: sacrist's register Part II
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (765); Martin, Cartularies, pp30-4
9
1526: sacrist's court at Polebroke
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 23059 Montagu-Douglas-Scot
10
annals, rentals and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index to Add MSS 1783-1835
11
1291-93: assessment of land and rents in Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Taxation of Pope Nicholas)
College of Arms
NRA 23441 College of Arms
12
14th-16th cent: Thornaugh rentals & surveys 15th-16th cent, Northants and Hunts manorial court rolls 14th-16th cent
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
NRA 17140 Russell
13
1504: rental of property in Northants, Hunts and Lincs
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 5870 Wentworth
14
1298: manorial accounts
Lichfield Cathedral Library
See HMC 37: 14th Report, App VIII, 231
15
1513: accounts of collector of Castor manor
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 4039 Northants RO misc
16
1539: valor
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
11th-12th cent: manuscripts formerly belonging to abbey, incl part of chronicle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)
18
12th cent: part of chronicle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972)
19
two (?) volumes 'De prima Fundatione Burgensis Ecclesie
Unknown location
See Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p15

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