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The Cartulary of St Augustine's Abbey, Bristol

David Walker

(Volume 10, 1998)

This edition makes available the contents of an historically important manuscript from the muniments of Berkeley castle. St Augustine's was a house of Augustinian canons whose church was to become Bristol cathedral. The manuscript, compiled in the late 13th century is a handsome book of 221 folios in which are collected the title deeds to the abbey's estates.

The text of each charter is provided in Latin, preceded by a summary in English and with references to other surviving versions.

Note: Only good, secondhand copies of this book are available.

xxxvi + 439 pages, 2 maps, ISBN 0900197463

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