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The early history of the abbey of Abingdon

by Stenton, F. M.

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Published by University college in Reading [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Abingdon (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Abingdon Abbey -- History,
    • Abingdon (England) -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby F. M. Stenton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.A14 S7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, p., 2 l., 51, [1] p.
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6575175M
      LC Control Number15006751
      OCLC/WorldCa3421200

      1 Cf. especially F. M. Stenton, Early History of the Abbey of Abingdon, Blackwell, , p. 1. 2 Round, Feudal England, p. 3 Chronicon monasterii de Abingdon, ed. Stevenson (Rolls Series, ). 4 MS. Cotton Claudius C. ix is an early thirteenth-century manuscript written in double columns. Abingdon Abbey was founded in Saxon times, possibly around AD , but its early history is confused by numerous legends, invented to raise its status and explain the place name. The name seems to mean 'Hill of a man named Æbba, or a woman named Æbbe', [10] possibly the saint to whom St Ebbe's Church in Oxford was dedicated (Æbbe of.

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The Early History of the Abbey of Abingdon by F. Stenton. Paul Watkins Publishing. Very Good with no dust jacket. Republished. Hardcover. One corner knocked. ; Paul Watkins Medieval Studies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 51 pages.

Full text of "The early history of the Abbey of Abingdon" See other formats University College, Reading Studies in Local History The Early History of The Abbey of Abingdon Br F.

Stenton, M.A. Professor of Modern History, University College, Reading Oxford B. Blackwell, Broad Street London: Henry Frowde, Amen Corner Reading: G.

Poynder, Broad Street - 5/, - This book belongs to. The Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis or History of the Church of Abingdon (sometimes known by its older printed title of Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon or occasionally as the Abingdon Chronicle) was a medieval chronicle written at Abingdon Abbey in England in the 12th century.

The Abbey was historically in the county of Berkshire, but since has been in the county of Oxfordshire. HOUSES OF BENEDICTINE MONKS 1. THE ABBEY OF ABINGDON. Wonderful, but quite baseless, legends were once current with regard to the very early history of the abbey of Abingdon, as to its being founded by King Lucius and destroyed by the Emperor Diocletian; as to the Emperor Constantine receiving here his education as a youth; or as to the five hundred monks who lived by the labours of.

in this archive. The narrative settings provided by the Abingdon history further assisted Farrer in dating documents. As a consequence, therefore, of the bulk of surviving material, its early accessibility, and its relative amenability to dating and connected interpretation, the archive of Abingdon abbey has played a.

The town's history is closely intertwined with that of its Abbey. Abingdon Abbey claimed to be the first monastery to be set up in Britain. A title strongly contested by Glastonbury, which was said to have been founded by St.

Joseph of Arimathea in AD They claim sanctuary in the church which belongs to Abingdon Abbey. May The Staffords are dragged from Culham Church on the orders of Henry VII. May Lovell journeys under cover to Ely and from there he looks for sanctuary or a boat to take him to Flanders.

He is probably hidden by the de la Pole family – the Duchess of Suffolk is. Abingdon-on-Thames has a strong claim to be England’s oldest town. Archaeological digs have shown that this was one of the earliest areas in which our hunter-gatherer ancestors first began to lead more settled lifestyles, attracted by the food and trading opportunities that the confluence of the River Stert, River Ock with the River Thames provided.

The early history of the abbey of Abingdon Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). One of Britain's oldest towns, Abingdon in the county of Oxfordshire developed around the gates of an abbey founded in At the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries ordered by Henry VIII Abingdon Abbey was 6th richest abbey in the land.

Picturesque County Hall dominates the Market Place. Noted almshouses flank 13th-century 's. Abingdon is at a place where people were able to easily cross the Thames.

The area has been lived in since the Bronze Age. The bridge over the Thames at Abingdon is more than years old.

Work started on the bridge inand it replaced an old wooden bridge. The Abingdon Abbey was built in AD by the Benedictines who called it Abbandun. Abingdon Abbey Ancient Berkshire Foundation. The Benedictine Abbey of St.

Mary in Abingdon was an ancient foundation. Fables are told of a Briton named Aben, of noble descent, who escaped from King Hengist of Kent's massacre of the British, at Stonehenge, and retired to a hermitage on a hill (either in Sunningwell parish or in Cumnor - not at Abingdon), soon named after him as 'Abendon'.

The Early History of the Abbey of Abingdon (Stamford: Paul Watkins ). Hardback book with printed paper case ( x mm, 64 pages. ISBN£ This work is a facsimile reprint of the classic work by Sir Frank Stenton first published in The Abbey cinema abingdon showing the latest films.

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Membership FAQ. Film Programme. Food And Drink Menu. Questions And Answers. In Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon Abbey constructed The Abbey as a monastic grange, used as an administrative centre for the abbey's land and tithe holdings. However, the owner of the hide of land, Alwi the priest (whose father owned the land before him according to the Domesday Book), agreed with the abbot that he should retain Sutton with reversion first to his son and thereafter to the abbey.

The Gateway dates from the late fifteenth century and was the main entrance to Abingdon Abbey. A much-damaged statue of St. Mary, the patron saint of the Abbey, is in a niche above the main archway.

The large central arch was for mounted travellers and wheeled traffic, and the small arch on the north side was for pedestrians. A porter’s lodge, built into the south side, found. This edition of 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 Aethelwold's crucial refoundation of the house around A substantial Introduction discusses the abbey's history and endowment, and considers controversial issues arising from the.Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire, (now Oxfordshire), England.

Abingdon Abbey, also known as 'St Mary's Abbey was a Benedictine Monaster. History. It is thought that the abbey was founded either by Cissa, viceroy of Centwine, king of the West Saxons, or by his nephew Hean, in honour of the Virgin Mary, for twelve Benedictine monks.

During the reign of King Alfred. it was destroyed by the Danes.