Charters of Abingdon Abbey

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Abstract

This edition of 151 royal diplomas and other documents associated with Abingdon Abbey and its estates forms a major resource for the study of Anglo-Saxon history. Part 1 contains the first 50 texts, all pre-dating Aethelwolds crucial refoundation of the house around 955. A substantial Introduction discusses the abbeys history and endowment, and considers controversial issues arising from the texts themselves. Part 2, covering the period 955-1066, will complete the edition of this important archive.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages437
Volume1
ISBN (Print)978-0197262177
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Publication series

NameAnglo-Saxon Charters 7
PublisherBritish Academy

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