The Cartulary of St Augustine's Abbey, Bristol
(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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