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abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester

A. Hamilton Thompson

abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester

by A. Hamilton Thompson

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Published by Backus .
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      Leicester Abbey’s full name is the Abbey Of St Mary De Paris, meaning the abbey of St Mary of the Meadows. It is the last known resting place of . Church of the Martyrs, Leicester, United Kingdom. likes. We are a lively, friendly Anglican Church in Leicester’s West End with a relaxed and contemporary approach to worship with traditional Followers:

    The Scheduled Monument in Abbey Park comprises the Abbey Ruins, Abbot Penny's Wall, the remains of a 17c Mansion (Cavendish House) and Ornamental Gardens. The charred stone window frame is still visible today. Founded in , St mary de Pratis (St Mary of the Meadows) or Leicester Abbey was built for regular canons of the Order of St on: Abbey Park Road, Leicester. The average house price in Abbey Meadows, Leicester LE4 is £, Find average house prices, current average values and other historic property data with the UK's largest data-driven property portal.

    Leicester abbey and 17th century mansion and ornamental gardens is a Scheduled Monument in Abbey, Leicester, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. The abbey of St Mary Graces in East Smithfield, London, was excavated in as part of the Royal Mint site. Founded in by Edward III and suppressed in , it was the only new Cistercian house in the 14th century and the last founded in England before the Dissolution.4/5(1).


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Abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester by A. Hamilton Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester Hardcover – January 1, by A. Hamilton Thompson (Author)Author: A. Hamilton Thompson. Abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester. Leicester, Published for the Leicestershire Archaeological Society by E. Backus, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Hamilton Thompson.

Alfred H. Sweet, "The Abbey of St. Mary of the Meadows, Leicester.A. Hamilton Thompson," Specu no. 2 (Apr., ):   Leicester Abbey, also known as the Abbey of St Mary de Pratis (Abbey of the Meadows) was an Augustinian monastery situated just one kilometre north of the medieval city of Leicester.

It was the largest and one of the most influential Augustinian Abbeys in England. The monastery complex occupied about 13 hectares of land. Henry Knighton (or Knyghton) (died c. in England) was an Augustinian canon at the abbey of St Mary of the Meadows, Leicester, England, and an ecclesiastical historian (chronicler).

who wrote a history of England from the Norman Leicester book untilthought to be the year he died. Books and journals Hartley, R F, The Medieval Earthworks of Central Leicestershire, (), 48 Liddle, P, A Guide to Twnty Archaeological Sites, (), Pevsner, N, Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (), Thompson, A H, The Abbey of St.

Mary of the Meadows, Leicester, (). LEICESTER ABBEY In an abbey of Augustinian canons was founded at Leicester in honour of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary by Robert le Bossu, Earl of Leicester. (fn. 1) The abbey was endowed with the possessions of a college of secular canons, usually known as the College of St.

Mary de Castro, established at Leicester by Robert's father. The following account was given by Henry Knighton, canon at the abbey of St Mary of the Meadows, Leicester. The Black Death in England, In this year there was a general mortality among men throughout the world.

Leicester Abbey's possession of most of the parish's tithes was no doubt based on the grant to it, when founded inof all the possessions of the older college of St.

Mary. Robert FitzParnell, Earl of Leicester –, confirmed to St. Evroul the tithes of all his demesne lands at Leicester; it is probable that the tithes had originally been granted to St. Evroul by Hugh de Grentemesnil, the owner. The Abbey of Saint Mary de Pratis, more commonly known as Leicester Abbey, was an Augustinian religious house in the city of Leicester, in the East Midlands of England.

The abbey was founded in the 12th century by the Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester, and grew to become the wealthiest religious establishment within on: Leicester. The area occupied by Abbey Park was formerly the Abbey Meadows, which were acquired by Leicester Corporation in The idea of a public park in this area had previously been canvassed in the local press, and an opportunity to act upon the suggestion came out of flood works proposed under the Leicester Improvement Act of houses will be looked at in detail: St.

Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury, and the Abbey of St. Mary de Pratis, Leicester (St. Mary of the Meadow).2 Whilst general discussions of monastic libraries are useful for providing an understanding of these collections as a whole, there is a.

Leicester Abbey - Special Feature InRobert ‘le Bossu,’ the second earl of Leicester, founded the Abbey of St. Mary de Pratis (of the Meadows) in honour of the Virgin Mary. Situated on the south bank of the River Soar in what is now Abbey Park, about a mile north of the city of Leicester, the abbey became the most important religious building in the county.

Leicester Abbey’s full name is the Abbey Of St Mary De Paris, meaning the abbey of St Mary of the Meadows. It is also famously the last known resting place of Henry Vlll Lord Chancellor, Cardinal Wolsey.

The Abbey is situated towards the north - east of medieval Leicester, near River Soar. Henry Knighton (or Knyghton) (died c.in England) was an Augustinian canon at the abbey of St Mary of the Meadows, Leicester, England, and an ecclesiastical historian (chronicler).

The abbey he was in charge of was associated with the House of Lancaster. He died at the Abbey of Saint Mary de Pratis (also known as St Mary of the Meadows) outside Leicester on the journey south and was buried there. Today the abbey ruins give their name to Leicester's Abbey : Jonathan Calder.

LEICESTER ABBEY MEADOWS 9 Location of Abbey Meadows The Abbey Meadows area (Map) is 1 mile/ km to the north of the city centre, and is within the Leicester Regeneration Company Area. It includes: Science Park The former John Ellis school site west of the River Soar and north of Corporation Road (excluding the playing fields).

St Mary de Pratis or St Mary de la Pré, meaning St Mary of the Meadows or St Mary in the Meadow may refer to one of a number of former Abbeys or Priories established in England, primarily in the 12th century. Most of these establishments are located within The Midlands, England.

St Mary’s Abbey was first built in The ruins we now see are all that remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England.

Its story ties together two of the most important events in English history: it was begun by William the Conqueror to reinforce his hold on the north after and ended by Henry Completed: St Jean Baptiste (Patron of teachers of youth) St Thomas Aquinas (Patron of students) St Cecilia (Patron of Music and Arts) St Sebastian (Patron of Sport) St Mary of the Meadows.

This dedication to Our Lady reminds us of the dedication of Leicester Abbey (dissolved in the reformation) which is Established:. The following is a list of monastic houses in Leicestershire, England. Alien houses are included, as are smaller establishments such as cells and notable monastic granges (particularly those with resident monks), and also camerae of the military orders of monks (Knights Templars and Knights Hospitaller).

Monastic hospitals are included were it had the status or function of an abbey, priory.The annual Abbey Park Bonfire and Fireworks Display draws crowds of s every year. Today a visitor to Abbey Park can enjoy a variety of activities such as the boating lake, miniature railway, animal corner, exploring the ruins of Leicester Abbey and various playgrounds .A Corrody from Leicester Abbey The interesting record of which a translation follows was discovered by Mr.

George Farnham, while engaged in making sketch,1 as abbot of the monastery of St. Mary of the Meadows at Leicester.2 After fifteen years of rule, he resigned in Mayand his successor, Philip Repyngdon, afterwards bishop of.