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Collection Level Description: Rolls concerning the Descendants of Robert de Brus and Gisburn Priory

Reference: MSS. Pedigree Rolls 33-4
Title: Rolls concerning the Descendants of Robert de Brus and Gisburn Priory
Dates of Creation: [c. 1470], 16th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

Robert de Brus [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 Brus III (fl. ?1138-1189). See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

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 Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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.

Access Points

Brus | Robert de | ? 1078-1141

Gisburne priory | Yorkshire

St. Peter's hospital | Yorkshire

Gisburne (England)

York (England)

Yorkshire (England)


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