Rolls concerning the descendants of Robert de Brus and Gisburn priory

Scope and Content

Rolls giving the descendants of Robert de Brus (d. 1141) as patrons of Gisburn priory, Yorkshire, c. 1470, and relating to the rights of the hospital of St. Peter, York, 16th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert de Bruce (d. 1141) was the son of Robert I, and companion of David I of Scotland at the Court of Henry I. His two sons were Adam, and Robert de Bruce III (fl ?1138-1189). See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library; Sotheby's, 21 Oct. 1920 (Sir William H. Ingilby sale), lots 28-9.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 52309-10.