Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover. The Bishop wrote from Blakeford, on the 9th of February, 1325-6, to the Archdeacon of Bath, to induct her into corporal pos- session^ And on the same day he addressed a letter to all and singular the Nuns of Barwe enjoining on them the the duty of obedience and submission.} The notice of a commission which follows in the Register appears by the fault of some subsequent binder to have lost its proper place in the volume. The Nuns addressed a letter to the Bishop, informing him that on the 14th of October, 1328, the Priory being without a Superior through the death of Agnes de Santa Cruce, they had met in their Chapter House, had agreed to elect a Successor to the office, and • I would remind the reader who may be struok with the diversities of orthography which this and other names present, that 1 invariably give them in the form which they bear in the particular document from which I am deriving my information.
Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. It records the commission to Wamberg, Retford, and Broun, under which we have just seen them acting, revoking one to Richard de Fforde and L.
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We encourage the use of public domain materials for these purposes and may be able to help. 8omtxsttst)ixt Qxdfctological and ^atnral lishmj |nrnfy DURING THE YEABS 1863-4. The floor of the chapter-house above is reached by a building attached to its western side, which contains a staircase, lighted by great windows of early geometrical tracery, and leading to the elaborate doorway of the chapter-house.
This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. Gregory, Pope, the 12th of March, to answer for her contempt and disobedience. In the instrument of confirmation he says that, having respect to the small means of the Priory of Baruwe, on account of which the Nuns were not accustomed nor able to con- duct the election, on a vacancy of the Priory, like other Religious of the Diocese who were the owners of ample possessions moveable and immoveable, he had been pleased to admit and confirm the elect, in agreement with previous custom and after receipt of their letters patent, and thus to relieve them from the loss and injury which a long vacancy would entail ; and that the form employed was as follows : " In the name of God, Amen. So help me God and' His Holy Go8pels."t Bishop John de Drokenesford died on the 9th of May, 1329. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. And he was, further, to certify to him that he had so done. Forasmuch as we have found the election of the Nuns of Baruwe of Dame Basilia de Sutton, Nun professed of the same House and of *Reg, Drok., His successor, Ralph of Shrewsbury, wrote from Dogmersfeld, on the 1st of March, 1329-30, to the Prioress and Convent of Barwe, requesting them, in the French of that period, to admit Elizabeth, daughter of Hamo le Fitz Richard, Knt., as a Nun of the House. Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing this resource, we have taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. t ::, / Y' \ K ;p S.\ the chapter-house — (2), the lady chapel — (3), the aides which connect it with the elongation of the presbytery, and lastly that elongation itself. The chapter-house stands upon a vaulted substructure, by which its floor is considerably raised above the floor of the church. Again the Bishop addressed a letter to the Arch* deacon of Bath, expressing his surprise that his previous monition as to the induction of Agnes de Santa Cruce had not been obeyed. We also ask that you: + Make non-commercial use of the files We designed Google Book Search for use by individuals, and we request that you use these files for personal, non-commercial purposes. This substructure cannot well be called a crypt, for it is not sunk under ground, the springs of water in the soil forbidding such a building.
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