UCL English Monastic Archives

English Monastic Archives

Welcome to the English Monastic Archives database I. It was compiled in the History Department of UCL as part of a project funded by the AHRC.

Below are direct links to the 3 online databases: Religious houses, Properties and Archives.

Prior's house, Canterbury Cathedral Priory. (Detail from Waterworks Plan, c. 1165, redrawn.)
Sheep farming
 Detail from Cartulary of St Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, 1284-1306

For more recent data (though with fewer search combinations): Go to Database II

 

NB: The project is still in progress.The Properties database is complete, however, and has been published by the List and Index Society as English Monastic Estates, ed. M. Jurkowski, N. Ramsay and S. Renton, 3 vols, List and Index Society Special Series, vols 40, 41 and 42 (2007). Copies are available from the Society: £35 plus postage to members, or £52.50 plus postage to non-members; see http://www.listandindexsociety.org.uk/

 

[Simon Renton]

 



 

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