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
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library; Sotheby's, 21 Oct. 1920 (Sir William H.
Ingilby sale), lots 28-9.
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Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol.
II, nos. 52309-10.
Brus | Robert
de | ? 1078-1141
Gisburne priory | Yorkshire
St. Peter's hospital | Yorkshire
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