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Coventry Cathedral Priory

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Date: 1200-1700
  • Coventry, Warwickshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C3233 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O53516 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
14th-17th cent: deeds and leases 14th-16th cent, legal papers 14th-16th cent, rentals 13th cent and 17th cent copy of 16th cent original, records rel to disposal of property 1538-45, 17th cent copy of 14th cent inquisition rel to property
Coventry Archives
NRA 26967 Coventry city

See HMC 47: 15th Report, App X, pp 108-55; Davis Medieval Cartularies (279, 279A)
1535: roll of accounts
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 8895 Coventry diocese
early 13th cent-1542: deeds (1221-14th cent), royal grant of manors to Sir Edm Knightly (1542), manorial records (early 13th cent-1540), leases (1527-38)
Northamptonshire Archives Service
NRA 10410 Spencer
early 15th cent: register
The National Archives
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (276)
late 15th-16th cent: late 16th cent copy of rental for Keresley 1496/7
Oxford University: Queen's College Library
NRA 1097 Queen's College
1595: extracts from (now lost) register made in time of Prior Geoffrey
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Monastic Research Bulletin 3, p13
early 17th cent: extracts from (now lost) cartulary, compiled in time of Prior Geoffrey (13th cent)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Monastic Research Bulletin 5,p9
destroyed and untraced cartularies
Unknown location
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (277-279A)