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Studies in the early history of Shaftesbury Abbey

Studies in the early history of Shaftesbury Abbey

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Published by Dorset County Council in Dorchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shaftesbury Abbey -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Church history -- 449-1066.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 449-1066.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Laurence Keen.
    ContributionsKeen, Laurence.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.S52 S78 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162 p. :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18813980M
    ISBN 10085216887X
    OCLC/WorldCa41466697

    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. M. Stenton, M.A. Professor of Modern History, University College, Reading Oxford B. H. Blackwell, Broad Street London: Henry Frowde, Amen Corner Reading: G. A. Poynder, Broad Street - 5/, - This book belongs to. The ancient history of Shaftesbury and its abbey [Phyllis Carter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shaftesbury, Dorset.

      Anglo-Norman Studies XII - Proceedings of the Battle Conference by Marjorie Chibnall, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). HOUSE OF BENEDICTINE NUNS 7. THE ABBEY OF SHAFTESBURY. The Benedictine nunnery of Shaftesbury is generally, though not universally, ascribed to the foundation of Alfred the Great about the year ; the king, by his charter in honour of God the Blessed Virgin and all the saints, conferring on the nunnery, over which his daughter Elfgiva, Æthelgeofu or Algiva, presided as abbess, hides of.

    ^ Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury Abbey. Dorset County Council, ^ Baxter, James Phinney; Levett, Christoper (). Christopher Levett, of York, the pioneer colonist in Casco Bay. Portland, Maine, USA: Gorges Society. p. 7. Retrieved 13 November christopher levett sherborne. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Media Studies Middle East and Islamic Studies Philosophy.


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Shaftesbury Abbey was an abbey that housed nuns in Shaftesbury, was founded in aboutand dissolved in during the English Reformation by the order of Thomas Cromwell, minister to King Henry the time it was the second-wealthiest nunnery in England, behind only Syon Abbey.

Saint Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury, also known as Saint Elgiva (died ) was the first wife of Edmund I (r. –), by whom she bore two future kings, Eadwig (r. –) and Edgar (r.

Like her mother Wynflaed, she had a close and special if unknown connection with the royal nunnery of Shaftesbury (Dorset), founded by King Alfred, where she was buried and soon revered as a : Shaftesbury Abbey. A BRIEF HISTORY OF SHAFTESBURY, DORSET, ENGLAND.

By Tim Lambert. EARLY SHAFTESBURY. The village of Shaftesbury in Dorset was founded by the Saxons. The second part of its name is derived from the Saxon word burh, which meant a fortified settlement. In the late 9th century Alfred the Great created a network of fortified towns across his kingdom.

Early history. Alfred the Great founded the convent in about and installed his daughter Æthelgifu as the first abbess. Ælfgifu, the wife of Alfred's grandson, King Edmund I, was buried at Shaftesbury and soon venerated as a saint, and she came to be regarded by the house as its true founder.

The bones of St Edward the Martyr were translated from Wareham and received at the abbey with Location: 51°0’19"N, 2°11’55"W. During the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century, Shaftesbury Abbey was destroyed and Edward’s shrine lost. However, in his grave was discovered and his bones were removed to a bank vault in Croydon, as neither the Churches of England or Rome would take the relics for reburial.

The Regularis concordia forbad payment of heriot by abbots and abbesses; see Holdsworth, C. J., “ Benedictine Monks and Nuns of the Tenth Century,” in Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury Abbey, ed.

Keen, L. (Dorchester, in press).Cited by: 5. History. Evidence of early human presence occurs in the east and northeast of the parish in the form of earthworks on the chalk hills: these consist of three cross-dykes, a barrow and a mound that is also possibly a barrow.

InKing Æthelstan granted an estate at Fontmell to the nuns of Shaftesbury Abbey under the condition that they would sing 50 psalms after Prime and offer masses at District: North Dorset.

Donors and daughters: Shaftesbury Abbey's benefactors, endowments, and nuns c Court Roll of Shaftesbury Abbey, The Abbey of Shaftsbury Veiled Women, vol. 1, and vol. 2, andShaftesbury and its Abbey Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury Abbey A Higher Reality: the History of Shaftesbury's Royal Nunnery.

The dedication of the Abbey varied at different times in its history. In the Domesday Book it is called the Abbey of St.

Mary; in Henry VIII's time the Valor of St. Edburga. It has also been called the Church of SS Mary, Edburga and Holy Cross (the parochial portion was dedicated to the Holy Cross).Venerated in: Anglican Communion, Catholic.

Keynes, Simon. Alfred the Great and Shaftesbury Abbey. In Studies in the early history of Shaftesbury Abbey, ed. Laurence Keen. Dorchester: Dorset County Council, Kelly, S.E.

Charters of Shaftesbury Abbey. Anglo-Saxon Charters 5. London, Jackson, R.H. The Tisbury landholdings granted to Shaftesbury monastery by the Saxon kings. Oswine was the son of Osric. His succession, perhaps the choice of the people of Deira, split the Kingdom of Northumbria.

Oswiu was the successor of Bernicia to the north. After seven years of peaceful rule, Oswiu declared war on Oswine. Oswine refused to engage in battle, instead retreating to Gilling and the home of his friend, Earl : 20 August,Gilling, Yorkshire, England.

History. The town was named scir burne by the Saxon inhabitants, after a brook that runs through the centre of the town, a name meaning "clear stream", and is referred to as such in the Domesday Book.

In the diocese of Wessex was split between Sherborne and Winchester, and King Ine founded an abbey for St Aldhelm, the first Bishop of Sherborne, which covered Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset Country: England.

‘ King Alfred the Great and Shaftesbury Abbey ’, in Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury, ed. Keen, L. (Dorchester, ), pp. 17 – 72 ‘ Apocalypse Then (AD ) ’, in Not Angels, but Anglicans: A History of Christianity in the British Isles, ed.

Chadwick, H. and Ward, A. (Norwich, ), pp. 41–7. –74, and ‘King Alfred the Great and Shaftesbury Abbey’, in Keen, Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury Abbey, pp. 17–72, at pp. 48– 6 E.g., Queen Ælfthryth (Keynes, Diplomas, p.and ‘King Alfred and Shaftesbury.

5 S. Keynes, 'King Alfred the Great and Shaftesbury Abbey', Studies in the Early History of Shaftesbury Abbey, ed.

Keen (Dorchester, ), pp. being one of a series of lectures first delivered inand repeated in 6 W. Stevenson, The Date of King Alfred's Death', EHR 13 (), Shaftesbury Abbey, Shaftesbury.

32 likes. Shaftesbury Abbey was an abbey that housed nuns in Shaftesbury, Dorset. It was founded in aboutand 5/5. Saint Ælfgifu of Shaftesbury, also known as Saint Elgiva (died ) was the first wife of Edmund I (r. –), by whom she bore two future kings, Eadwig (r. –) and Edgar (r. Like her mother Wynflaed, she had a close and special if unknown connection with the royal nunnery of Shaftesbury (Dorset), founded by King Alfred, where she was buried and soon revered as a saint.

Topics covered include: the Bayeux Tapestry; Bishops of Winchester and the Monastic Revolution; Charters of Henry II; Early Irish Castles; Land and Inheritance in England; Life of St Margaret; Mont St Michel ; Sake and Soke, Titles, and Tenants-in-Chief; Shaftesbury Abbey's Benefactors; 12c Anglo-Scottish Warfare; Benoit of St Maure and William; Southwell Tympanum, Pages: Hotels near Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Garden: ( km) The Grosvenor Arms ( km) Number 5 B&B ( km) Updown Cottage historic 5* luxury in Dorset.

Stunning views, beams & wood fire. ( km) The Old Farriers ( km) La Fleur de Lys; View all hotels near Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Garden on Tripadvisor/5(). The True Cross is the name for physical remnants which, by the tradition of some Christian churches, are said to be from the cross upon which Jesus was crucified.

According to post-Nicene historians such as Socrates of Constantinople, Empress Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, the first Christian emperor of Rome, travelled to the Holy Land in –, founding churches and establishing.The burgh is recorded in the earlyth-century Burghal Hidage as one of only three that existed in the county (the others being at Wareham and 'Bredy' - which is probably Bridport).

In Alfred founded Shaftesbury Abbey, a Benedictine nunnery by the town's east gate, and appointed his daughter Ethelgifu as the first abbess.West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is located in Suffolk, not far from Bury St Edmunds, in what would have been the Kingdom of East Anglia.

The village dates from the mid 5th to early 7th century with.