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1 .  Register 9A f.326 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Mandate, Monition
Section Type: Archdeaconry of the East Riding
Summary: Mandate to the dean of Beverley for a monition to Joan de Ledes [Leeds], nun of St Clement's priory, York, who formed a dummy of her own body and pretended to be dead so that she could escape, to return to her house.
Subjects: Women, Nuns, Convents, Religious Houses, Female
References: Robinson, D. B. (ed.). 2011. The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340. VI. Canterbury and York Society 101, 17-18.
Dates: Document date: 1318/08/11 (certain)
People and Groups: House: York, St Clement Priory, Benedictine (priory)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
2 .  Register 7 f.131 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Mandate, Confirmation
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: Confirmation of the election, announced by Dame Joan de Heton [Heaton] and Dame Margaret de Ledes [Leeds], nuns of Kirklees priory, of Dame Alice de Screvyne (or Screvyn) [Scriven], as prioress; with mandate to the official of the archdeacon of York for her installation (two entries).
Subjects: Nuns, Prioresses, Religious Houses, Female, Women
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1934. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part II. Surtees Society 149, 46-7.
Dates: Document date: 1308/01/10 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England (none given)
3 .  Register 8 f.74 (recto) entry 1
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: Licence to Geoffrey de Spondon, vicar of Leeds (Ledes), to be adviser to the prioress and convent of Arthington (insert).
Subjects: Women, Religious Houses, Female, Prioresses, Nuns
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1934. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part II. Surtees Society 149, 138-139.
Dates: Document date: 1313/01/29 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Cawod
4 .  Register 9A f.288 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Letter/s, Request
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Letter to the prioress and convent of Nun Monkton requesting them to receive Joan de Toucotes and Joan de Blaunkfrount, nuns of Moxby (Molseby), dispersed from their house.
Subjects: Religious Houses, Female, Prioresses, Nuns, Women
References: Robinson, D. B. (ed.). 1978. The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340. II. Canterbury and York Society, 71, 84; Raine, J. (ed.). 1873. Historical papers and letters from the northern registers. Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores, 61, 319-323.
Dates: Document date: 1322/11/04 (uncertain); Note: The date appears to be written ij nov, but this is probably in error for ij nones nov.
Places: Place of dating: Bishopthorpe, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
5 .  Register 9A f.288 (verso) entry 2
Entry Type: Order, Letter/s
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Order to the prioress and convent of Monkton to admit Sabina de Apelgarth [Applegarth] and Margaret de Neusom [Newsham], nuns of Moxby, dispersed from their house, being excused from receiving Joan de Toucotes and Joan Blaunkfrount, also nuns of Moxby; with a memorandum similar letters to the prioress of Swine, for Alice de Barton, prioress of Moxby; to the prioress of Nun Appleton, for Joan de Barton and Joan de Toucotes; the prioress of Nunkeeling, for Agnes de Ampelford [Ampleforth] and Agnes de Jarkemull; and the prioress of Hampole, for Joan de Brotherton and Joan Blaunkfrount, nuns of Moxby.
Subjects: Religious Houses, Female, Nuns, Prioresses, Women
References: Robinson, D. B. (ed.). 1978. The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340. II. Canterbury and York Society, 71, 84.
Dates: Document date: 1322/11/17 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishopthorpe, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
6 .  Register 7 f.165 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Mandate to the official of the archdeacon of Cleveland that Joan de Percy, nun of Basedale, do penance (details given).
Subjects: Religious Houses, Female, Women, Nuns
Note: The entry probably relates to Joan de Percy, but also appears to relate to Mary de Langetofte at one point in the text.
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1936. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part III. Surtees Society 151, 25-26.
Dates: Document date: 1308/07/15 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Apelton super Wyske (none given)
7 .  Register 8 f.153 (verso) entry 1
Entry Type: Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of the East Riding
Summary: Mandate to the prioress and convent of Nun Appleton to admit Joan de Sutton to do penance.
Subjects: Religious Houses, Female, Nuns, Women, Prioresses
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1936. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part III. Surtees Society 151, 235-236.
Dates: Document date: 1314/12/18 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Cawod
8 .  Register 8 f.112 (recto) entry 3
Entry Type: Licence
Section Type: Archdeaconry of York
Summary: Licence for the subprioress and convent of Esholt to elect a prioress, following the resignation of Joan de Hertlington [Hartlington].
Subjects: Prioresses, Religious Houses, Female, Women, Nuns
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1934. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part II. Surtees Society 149, 222.
Dates: Document date: 1315/09/18 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Otteley
9 .  Register 9A f.300 (verso) entry 3
Entry Type: Confirmation, Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Confirmation to the nuns of Moxby of the election of Joan de Toucotes, nun of their house, as prioress and order to obey her.
Subjects: Women, Prioresses, Religious Houses, Female, Nuns
References: Robinson, D. B. (ed.). 1978. The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340. II. Canterbury and York Society, 71, 126.
Dates: Document date: 1328/03/26 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Bishopthorpe, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given)
10 .  Register 7 f.176 (recto) entry 9
Entry Type: Mandate
Section Type: Archdeaconry of Cleveland
Summary: Mandate to the prioress and convent of Sinningthwaite (Synigthwayt) to send Joan de Percy, nun of Basedale, back to her house.
Subjects: Nuns, Religious Houses, Female, Women
References: Brown, William, and A. Hamilton Thompson. (eds.). 1936. The Register of William Greenfield Lord Archbishop of York 1306-1315 Part III. Surtees Society 151, 48.
Dates: Document date: 1309/08/15 (certain)
Places: Place of dating: Cawood, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (none given); written as Cawod


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