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The Cartulary of Byland Abbey - Publications of the Surtees Society v. 208 (Hardback)
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The Cartulary of Byland Abbey - Publications of the Surtees Society v. 208 (Hardback)

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Hardback 576 Pages / Published: 25/11/2004
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The Cistercian community that finally settled at New Byland in Yorkshire had a turbulent start, fighting and feuding with neighbours, but after 1177 a more settled period followed, and Byland grew to enjoy considerable prosperity through the lands it acquired in the North Riding of Yorkshire, Westmorland, and in the south of Yorkshire where, with Rievaulx Abbey, Byland was instrumental in the development of iron mining. In the early years of the fifteenth century the monks of Byland compiled a cartulary, containing copies of their muniments. The current volume contains a full English calendar of the cartulary, with detailed notes on the documents. The cartulary copies are discussed in relation to the considerable number of original charters surviving from Byland, and antiquarian collections that contain copies of Byland documents no longer extant. The Introduction provides a detailed study of Byland's estates and economic activity, as well as its patrons and benefactors. JANET BURTON is Reader in Medieval History, University of Wales Lampeter.

Publisher: Surtees Society
ISBN: 9780854440634
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 1002 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This is an immensely valuable body of material for anyone interested in monastic estates, as well as for those concerned with the topography of medieval settlement in northern England. [.] Dr Burton has set a new standard of editing and critical appraisal. NORTHERN HISTORY This meticulously scholarly work will appeal to those interested in medieval Yorkshire or the monastic movement. [A] splendid work. RICARDIAN Stands as a model of calendars of this sort and will prove to be an important text for historians of the monastic history of medieval Yorkshire in the future. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

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