The Thoresby Society Publications 1891-2016

 

The Kirkstall Abbey chronicles; ed. by John Taylor. 1952



CONTENTS


PREFACE 1-2
INTRODUCTION
I The White Monks and Fourteenth Century Historical Writing 3
II The Problem of the Laud Volume 17
III Provenance and Sources of the Kirkstall Chronicles 21
  (i) External Evidence 21
  (ii) Internal Evidence 22
  (iii) Sources 25
IV Other Kirkstall Manuscripts 30
  (i) Fundacio 30
  (ii) Lacy Genealogies 32
  (iii) Cotton Domitian A. XII. 35
  (iv) Manuscripts owned by Kirkstall Abbey 37
V The Importance of the Kirkstall Chronicles 40
VI Appendix: Index to the Sources of the Long Chronicle 46
TEXTS
  I Translation of the Short Kirkstall Chronicle ... ... 52  
  II Translation of the Long Kirkstall Chronicle ... ... 86  
  III Text of the Short Kirkstall Chronicle ... ... ... 98  
NOTES 129