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St Mary's Abbey, York

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Date: 1100-1600
  • York, Yorkshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Religious Institutions (Pre-Reformation) > Benedictine monks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C7025 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O66671 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1308-1529: charter of inspeximus 1308, 2 cartularies 14th cent, chamberlain's account 1528-9
York Minster Archives
NRA 30444 York Minster

See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (nos 1101, 1103); NRA 26560
15th-16th cent: roll describing abbey's rights ?15th cent (contents 1089-1427), part (22 fos) of Abbot Thornton's register 1507-14, documents rel to dispute with York Dean and chapter rel to Grenedikes tithes 1457-64
York Minster Archives
NRA 26560

See Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p11, 5,p21
12th cent: collection of misc 12th cent quires, incl charters, Rule of St Benedict, Stephen of Whitby's history, list (c1180) of Benedictine abbeys
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See GRC Davis Medieval Cartularies (1097); was Phillipps MS 24354
deeds of property in Lincolnshire (Monks Liberty, Lincoln)
Lincolnshire Archives
See Archivists' Report 1953-4 (BRA 275)
12th cent-1319: charter roll of possessions of Rumburgh Priory, dependency of St Mary's abbey
Northamptonshire Archives Service
NRA 4485 Finch-Hatton

See Monastic Research Bulletin 2,p11; partly published Monasticon, new edn, vol III, p612, nos.i-ii
13th-14th cent: fragment of late 13th cent cartulary; leaves from (2) registers containing copies of pleas, writs, etc, 13th-14th cent; copies of (6) deeds rel to Sandtoft (Lincs)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Davis (1098-9, 1105)
14th cent: cartulary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See CE Wright, Fontes Harleiani (1972); Davis Medieval Cartularies (1100)
?15th cent: catalogue of library
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Harlaxton Medieval Studies, vol XI (2002), p366
14th cent: cartulary
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Davis (1102); Monatic Research Bulletin 5,p20
15th cent: fragment of cartulary (untraced)
Unknown location
See HMC 14th Rep, App ix,p270; Davis (1104)
14th cent-15th cent: ordinal and customary
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
See James, Catalogue of MSS of St John's College Library, Cambridge
c1188-14th cent: Yorks (Hipswell) quitclaim temp Edward II, inspeximus of Durham grants ? 13th cent, Durham deed of grant by Berard Balliol c1186-88
British Library, Manuscript Collections