The History of the Church of Abingdon is one of the most valuable local histories produced in the Middle Ages. Volume I, which covers the period from the reputed foundation of the abbey and its estates to c.1071, provides vital information and insights for historians working on the legal, monastic, and ecclesiastical affairs of the great English monasteries of that period.(B41) Charter of King Alfred concerning Appleford.89 Whatever should be granted by royal gift to loyal men should be protected ... Moreover, let the aforesaid land be free of all worldly service except three, common military service , road bridgeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis:The History of the Church of Abingdon, Volume I|
|Author||:||Abingdon Abbey, John Hudson|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2007-04-19|