Plympton Priory, O.S.A. (Devon)

  • Reference
      GB 133 RYCH/44-48
  • Dates of Creation
      early 13th cent.-1316
  • Physical Description
      5 items.

Scope and Content

Five deeds relating to the Augustinian Priory at Plympton, Devon, founded in 1121. They include an agreement with Buckland Abbey.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession nos R35256-35260. Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the Manchester bookseller P.M. Barnard for £6 in October 1913.

Custodial History

In 1848 these five charters belonged to Mr Edward Hailstone and are mentioned, Nos. RYCH/46 and 47 being printed, in the Archaeological Journal, vol. 5, pp. 57-62; see also G. Oliver, Additional Supplement to the Monasticon dioecesis Exoniensis (Exeter, 1854), pp. 14-15. The charters were endorsed in the 14th century: Carta lxx vi, Carta lxxvii, Carta lxxv, Carta lxxxxix, and Carta cxxx respectively.