ROMAN NAMES & MONASTERY LOCATIONS IN ENGLAND

FROM ROMAN TIME TO THE REFORMATION

Content


A part of the content of this file is reproduced in Roman - Modern Names

Roman=English Place Names

Roman name
=
English name
Albus Flavus
=
Humber River
Anderida Silva
=
Forest of the Weald in Kent
Aquae Sulis
=
Bath
Anderida / Anderitum
=
Pevensey
Arbeia
=
South Shields
Bannovalium
=
Horncastle east of Lincoln
Belgae
=
Wiltshire and the area from Bath to Wight
Bibroci Atrebatis
=
Area from London towards Oxford and Cirencester
Boderia Aestuaria
=
Firth of Forth
Branodunum
=
Brancaster
Bremetennacum Veteranorum
=
Ribchester north of Manchester
Brigantes
=
Yorkshire area
Burrium
=
Usk in South Wales
Caesaromagus
=
Chelmsford
Calleva Atrebatum
=
Silchester
Camulodunum
=
Colchester
Cantii
=
The area Deal between London and Canterbury
Carvetii
=
Area around Carlisle
Cataractonium
=
Catterick between York and Newcastle
Cattivellunni
=
Area including Cambridgeshire
Causennae
=
Ancaster by the Wash
Cilurnum
=
Chesters in North England
Concangium
=
Chester-le-Street
Corieltavi
=
Equivalent to Coritani
Corinium Dobunnorum
=
Cirencester
Coritani
=
Area south of York with Lincoln and towards Birmingham
Corstospitum
=
Corbridge by Hadrian's Wall
Cunetio
=
Mildenhall south of Oxford
Damnonii
=
Cornwall and Devon
Danum?
=
Doncaster
Derventio
=
Littlechester east of Birmingham
Derventio
=
Malton north east of York
Deva
=
Chester
Dictis
=
Wearmouth
Dubris
=
Dover
Durnovaria
=
Dorchester
Durobrivae
=
Rochester
Durobrivae
=
Water Newton in the Fenlands
Duroliponte
=
Cambridge
Durovernum Cantiacorum
=
Canterbury
Durovigutum
=
Godmanchester west of Cambridge
Eboracum
=
York
Galava
=
Ambleside
Garriannum
=
Burgh Castle east of Norwich
Glevum
=
Gloucester
Glota Flavus
=
Clyde River
Hibernia
=
Ireland
Iceni
=
Norfolk
Isca Dumnoniorum
=
Exeter
Isca Silurum
=
Caerleon upon Usk in South Wales
Isca
=
Caerleon by Cardiff
Issurium Brigantum
=
Aldborough north of York
Isurium Brigantum
=
Aldborough north of York
Ituna Aestuaria
=
Solway Firth
Lactodurum
=
Towcester
Letocetum
=
Wall by Birmingham
Lindinis
=
Ilchester in Devon
Lindisfaras
=
Lincoln
Linnuis
=
Kingdom of Lindsey (between Norfolk and the Humber)
Lindum
=
Lincoln
Londinium
=
London
Longovicium
=
Lanchester
Luguballum Caer Leul
=
Carlisle
Luguvalium
=
Carlisle
Magiovinium
=
Dropshort north west of St Albans
Magnis
=
Kenchester in South Wales west of Gloucester
Manavia
=
Isle of Man
Mancunium / Mamucium
=
Manchester
Manduessedum
=
Mancetter south of Birmingham
Margidunum
=
Castlehill north of Leicester
Metaris Aestuaria
=
The Wash
Mona
=
Anglesey (boath Isle of Man and Mona are called Anglesey)
Mona
=
Isle of Man - see also Manavia
Monkchester (eng.)
=
Newcastle [Knowles - Monastic p.167]
Moricambe Aestuaria
=
Morecambe Bay
Moridunum
=
Carmarthen in South Wales
Navio
=
Brough on Noe in Derbyshire
Noviomagus Regnensium
=
Chichester
Oceanus Britannicus
=
Channel
Oceanus Germanicus
=
North Sea
Oceanus Hibernicus
=
Irish Sea
Oceanus Vergivius
=
Saint George Channel and Celtic Sea between Wales / Cornwall and Ireland
Ordovices
=
Area in Wales from Snowdown towards south east
Parisi
=
Area around Middlesborough
Pennocrucum
=
Water Eaton by Birmingham
Petuaria
=
Brough on Humber
Pons Aelius
=
Newcastle, earlier also = Monkchester (Knowles p.167)
Portus Dubrae
=
Dover
Portus Lemanis
=
Lymne / Lympne south west of Dover
Portus Magnus
=
Porchester
Ratae Corieltavorum
=
Leicester
Reculbium / Regulbium
=
Reculver at the coast north of Canterbury
Rutupice / Rutupiae
=
Richborough by Margate
Salinae
=
Droitwch north of Stratford
Salinae
=
Middlewich east of Chester
Scoti
=
Northern Ireland (shown on the north east point)
Segedunum
=
Wallsend
Segontium
=
Caernarvon North Wales
Sexta
=
York
Silurres
=
Wales - the southerly mountains towards the Severn.
Tina Flavus
=
Tyne River
Trinovantes
=
Suffolk
Tripontium
=
Caves Inn
Uxacona
=
Red Hill south of Birmingham
Vectis Insulae
=
Isle of Wight
Venta Belgarum
=
Winchester
Venta Icenorum
=
Caistor in Norfolk, nearby Norwich
Venta Silurum
=
Caerwent in South Wales near the eastuary of the Severn
Venta
=
Caerwent by Severn near Tintern
Verlucio
=
Sandy Lodge south east of Bath
Verulamium
=
Saint Albans
Vindolanda
=
Chesterholm
Viriconium Cornoviorum
=
Wroxeter

Great Roads with English names used for centuries

Road name Route or from / to destination
Akeman Street Road between Cirencester in the east to about St. Albans
Ermine Street Road between Edingburgh over Hadrian's Wall to York
    and Lincoln ending in London
Fosse Way Road between Lincoln and, going south west, to Cirencester
Icknield Way Road from Norwich towards south west via Cambridge, north of St Albans to Bath
Irmin Street Equal to Ermine Street
Stone Street Road from Cardiff going north to Wroxeter
Watling Street Road from Canterbury over London towards north west to Wroxeter, where it turns south on the border of Wales and merges with Stone Street and ending in Cardiff

Roman Provinces in England

Period Area(s) ruled or controlled by the Romans & its capital
First century under Claudius Britannia = Southern England up to Manchester east to Humber,
     but not Norfolk, Cornwall and Wales.
     Capital in Colchester.
Second century All England and Wales to Edinburgh.
     Capital in London.
Third century Britannia Inferior = North England. Capital in York.
Britannia Superior = the rest of England. Capital in London.
Fourth century, first part Britannia Secunda = York area. Capital in York.
Britannia = Wales and SW England. Capital in Cirencester.
Flavia Caesariensis = Lincolnshire and Norfolk northernmost part.
     Capital in Lincoln.
Maxima Caesariensis = SE England and Bedfordsh., Cambridgesh.,
     Suffolk and Kent. Capital in London.

Short list of religious orders in England

No. Order Remarks
I Benedictine Monks under the rule of St Benedict of Monte Cassino
  A Cluniacs An offshot under abbot Odo of Cluny
  B Cistercian An offshot under Stephen Harding at Citeaux
  C Carthusian An offshot under St Bruno at La Chartreuse
II Augustinian Secular priests or canons under the order of St Augustin of Hippo
Augustinian friars as mendicants - in some cases.
  A Premonstratensian White canons under St Norbert at Premontre
  B Gilbertine Mixed house undet St Gilbert of Sempringham
III Friars From 13th century
  A Dominican Black friars, Chelmsford from 1221
  B Franciscan Grey friars, Colchester from 1224
  C Carmelite White friars, Maldon from 1240
  D Crossed friar or Crouched friar, Colchester
IV Military orders  
  A Knight Hospitaller Founded 1092
  B Knights Templars Founded 1118 (tradition for round churches as Maplestead)

English Monasteries and Priories

England and Wales have had about 800 monasteries - abbey, priories, convents, nunneries. After the suppression most were demolished, however, for more than 250 one or more buildings or ruins can still be seen and for more excavations have uncovered traces of the precincts etc.

Abbreviations used in the table:
A= Augustin, AP= Alien Priory, B= Benedictine, C= Cistercian, Car= Carthusian,
Cl= Cluniac, D= Dominican friars, F= Franciscan friars / Friars' church, fr friars, G= Gilbertine,
H= Hospital, KH= Knights Hospitaller, KT= Knights Templar
N= Nuns church, P= Premonstratensian.

EH = In the care of English Heritage (1990).

Name Location Order From Remains
Abbotsbury Abbey Dorset B - Remains of the gatehouse, the mill, a barn and a chapel. Eastern gable of a conventional building stands. EH.
Abingdon Abbey Berkshire B - Ruins of buildings.
Alnwick Abbey Northumberland P - Only the gatehouse is visible above grounds.
Amesbury Priory Wiltsh. BN - Whole church except W nave.
Arundel Priory Sussex AP - Church exists.
Atherstone Warwick A fr. - Chancel and central tower visible.
Austin Friars London F/A? - Nave in use, rebuilt after WW2.
Bardney Abbey Lincolnshire B - Traces of church, cloister - some earthworks of court and precinct wall.
Barlings Abbey Lincolnshire P - Earthworks and a few traces of the church.
Basingwerk Abbey Wales C - Ruins.
Bath Abbey Bath, Somerset B - Church exists.
Battle Abbey Sussex B - Buildings used as a private school, original the west range of the cloister. Gateway from 12-14 cent. exists. Church foundation shown in lawn. Extensive ruins visible. EH.
Bayham Priory East Sussex P 1200-1250 Ruins of the church, cloister buildings and gatehouse in a landscape. A more modern building called Bayham Abbey exists in private ownership. EH.
Beaulieu Abbey Hantshire C - Ruins. The refectory is now a parish church.
Beeleigh Abbey Suffolk P 1170 Founder: Robert Mantell.
Binham Priory Norfolk B - Nave in use as parish church, but aisles scrapped. Much of precinct can be traced. EH.
Birkenhead Priory Merseyside B 1150 c. Located in Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside. Ruins, remains of the cloister ranges. Chapterhouse is a chapel.
Blackmoor Priory Essex A - Nave remains.
Blanchland Abbey Northumb. P - Nave and N transept in use, gateway, N tower - mostly rebuilt.
Blyth Priory Nottingh. B 1088 Two foundings. Most of nave and NW tower in use today, alterede in moddern times.
Bolton Priory N. Yorksh. A - Nave in use except the eastern part. Choir ruined. Precinct can be traced.
Bordesley Abbey Hereford & Worcester C - Earthwork site with some building forms excavated.
Bourn Priory =
Bourne Priory
Lincolnsh. A - Nave and SW tower in parish use.
Boxgrove Priory Sussex B - Choir and central tower in use. EH.
Bradenstoke Priory Wiltshire A - West range of cloister with prior's lodging modernized. Precinct defined by earthworks.
Brecon Priory Wales B - Cathedral.
Breedon Priory Leicester A - Chancel and center tower.
Bridlington Priory Yorksh. A - Nave in use. Gatehouse modernized and used as a museum.
Brinkburn Priory Northumb. A - Church exists - except SW corner.
Bristol Cathedral / Bristol St James's Priory Bristol A
B
- Choir, transepts and chapter house exists. Nave is altered.
Broomfield Priory Shropsh. B - Nave and NW tower.
Buckland Abbey Devon C - Church converted to a mansion and in use.
Buildwas Abbey Shropsh. C - Ruins.
Bungay Priory Suffolk BN - Nave exists.
Bury St Edmund Suffolk B - Ruins, substantial of abbey church. Claustral ranges set in a park and some parts of the precinct with a churchyard. Gateway with two houses. EH.
Byland Abbey North Yorkshire C - Ruins of the church with extensive tiled floors. Cloister buildings. Precinct defined with earthworks. Specially important water-management traces. Museum on site. EH.
Calder Abbey Cumberland C - Ruins.
Canons Ashby Priory Northampt. A - West tower and part of nave.
Canterbury Cathedral Canterbury, Kent B - St. Augustine's Abbey. Building remains from both the Saxon and the Norman abbey. Part of cloister remains. Abbot's lodgings and Henry VIII's house incorporated in 19 Cent. buildings. EH.
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle A - Refectory remains.
Cartmel Priory Lancash. A - Church and a gateway exist.
Castle Acre Norfolk Cl - Ruins and museum on site.
Charterhouse London Car - Ruins.
Chepstow Priory Monmouth B - Nave in use.
Chester Cathedral Chester B - Original buildings exists.
Chetwode Priory Buckingham A - Chancel, but rebuilt.
Chichester St. Mary Chichester H - Hospital exists
Chirbury Priory Shropsh. A - Nave and W tower.
Christchurch Priory Hampshire / Dorset A - Church exists, intact, converted to parochial use around the time of suppression.
Cleeve Abbey Somerset C - Ruins.
Cockersand Abbey Lancash. P - Chapterhouse exists.
Colchester Priory Colchester A 1110 Ruins. St Botolphs, earliest in England.
Conishead Priory Cumbria BN - Most of nave, tower.
Coverham Abbey Yorksh. P - Ruins.
Cranborne Priory Dorset B - Whole church.
Creake Abbey Norfolk A - Ruins of the eastern part of the church remain. A later house built within the south cloister range. EH.
Crowland Abbey Lincolnsh. B - Ruins. Part of nave, the north aisle, in use as a church. The rest of the nave exists as a ruin in the churchyard.
Croxden Abbey Stafford C - Ruins.
Davington Priory Kent BN - Nave and SW tower.
Deerhurst Priory Gloucesters. B - Nave and W tower exists.
Denny Abbey Cambridgeshire B - Also contained Knights Templar and Franciscan nuns.
Parts of the abbey church are present in a later built farmhouse. The refectory of the Franciscans is converted to a barn. Earthworks show the precinct. EH.
Deping St James Pr. Lincolnsh. B - Nave exists.
Dorchester Priory/Abbey Oxfordsh. A - Church exists as parish church.
Dore Abbey —> Abbey Dore Herefords. C - Chancel, transept and tower exist.
Dover Priory Dover B - Some buildings are part of school.
Dunstable Priory Bedfordshire A - Nave in use, NW tower exists.
Dunster Priory Somerset B - Whole church exists.
Durham Cathedral Durham B - Monastic buildings and church exist.
Earls Colne Priory Suffolk B 1105 Founder: De Veres.
Easby Abbey North Yorkshire P - Ruins from the gatehouse and claustral ranges An earlier parish church survives within the precinct. EH.
Edington Wiltsh. AP - Inmates: Bonhommes. Church exists.
Egglestone Abbey Durham P - Nave of the church and the east cloister range are re-used in a more modern house. Ruins of other parts visible. EH.
Elstow Abbey Bedfordsh. ? - ?
Ely Cathedral Ely B - Cathedral and part of monastery exist.
Evesham Abbey Worcester B - Ruins, a tower is standing.
Ewelme Hospital Oxfordsh. H - Still complete.
Ewenny Priory Wales B - Church exists.
Fairwell —> Farewell Priory Stafford BN - Chancel exists.
Finchale Priory Durham B - Ruins.
Forde Abbey Dorset C - Buildings exist - the south and east claustral ranges survive within a 16th cent. mansion, private.
Fountain Abbey North Yorkshire C - Fountain is the largest monastic ruin in England. Most of the buildings lower parts can be seen in the abbey area. Museum.
Frieston Priory Lincolnshire B - Nave in use, W tower exists.
Furness Abbey Lancashire / Cumbria C - Savigniac monks came before the Cistercians. Substantial ruins of church and cloister buildings and other parts of the abbey. Museum. EH.
Garway Preceptory Hereford & Worcester KH, KT - Only the dovecot built 1326 exists.
Gisborough Priory Cleveland A - Remains of priory church and west cloister range, gatehouse. EH.
Glastonbury Abbey Somerset B - The Saxon monastery has no remains above grounds. Post Norman abbey has remains of the church and cloister, gatehouse, barn, abbot's kitchen.
Gloucester Gloucester B, D - Cathedral had Benedictines, Blackfriars were also present. Monastic buildings exist: Church and cloister remains nearly complete but converted to private mansion and factory.
Great Bricett Priory Suffolk A - Nave remains.
Great Malvern Priory Hereford & Worcester B - Whole church, except S transept. Gatehouse. Church used for parochial purposes.
Guisborough Priory Yorkshire A - Ruins.
Hailes Abbey Gloucestershire C - Fragments of church and cloister, gate chapel is now parish church. Earthworks precicnt. Museum. EH.
Hatfield Broad Oak Priory Essex B - Chancel, which was the original nave; tower.
Hatfield Peverel Priory Essex B - Nave exists.
Haughmond Priory Shropshire A - Substantial remains of the cloister ranges, abbot's hall. EH.
Hexham Priory Northumb. A - Church exists with new nave.
Heynings Priory Lincolnshire CN - Transept is part of Knaith Church since 1630.
Hinton Charterhouse Somerset Car - Ruins.
Holme Cultram Abbey Cumberland C - Most of nave exists.
Holy Trinity Priory York B - Nave in use.
Horsham St. Faith Norfolk Bn - Refectory survived converted into a more modern house.
Humberston Abbey Humberside B - West tower of abbey church survives. A few other excavations.
Hurley Priory Berkshire B - Nave.
Jarrow Priory Durham / Tyne and Wear B - Part of Saxon monastery survives within the later built church. Chancel, which was the original Saxon nave. Tower. Museum. EH.
Jervaulx Abbey North Yorkshire C - Ruins of cloister ranges in a modern park with earthworks of the precinct.
Kirkham Priory North Yorkshire A - Ruins of the cloister buildings and a gatehouse. EH.
Kirkstall Abbey West Yorkshire C - Ruins of the church and cloister buildings and guest-house. Inner gatehouse converted to modern house. All in a park obscuring the precinct.
Kirkstead Abbey Lincolnshire C - Gate-chapel exists as parish church. Small fragments of abbey church, impressive earthworks precinct.
Lacock Priory Wiltshire AN - Exists. Privately owned.
Lanercost Priory Cumbria A - Nave, quire and some buildings exist and in use. The east and south range of the cloister survive as ruins. EH.
Lapley Priory Staffordshire B - Nave, chancel and central tower.
Lastingham Yorkshire B - Crypt exists.
Lenton Priory Nottinghamshire Cl - Gate chapel and small fragments of the church.
Leominster Priory Herefordshire B - Nave in use as parish church. W tower.
Letheringham Priory Suffolk A - Nave and W tower.
Lewes Priory Sussex Cl - Parts of east and south cloister ranges, latrine block and western part of church.
Lilleshall Priory or Abbey Shropshire A - Substantial remains of church and cloister ranges. EH.
Lincoln Greyfriars Lincolnshire F - Two-storey south claustral range remains intact.
Lindisfarne Priory Northumberland B - Remains of church, cloister ranges, inner court. Museum. EH.
Little Coggeshall Abbey Essex C - Chapel by the gate.
Little Horkesley Priory Suffolk Cl - Founder: Robert Godebold.
Little Malvern Priory Worcester B - Part of church, chancel and crossing tower, exists.
Llanthony Priory Monmouth A - Ruins.
London Charterhouse London Car - Parts of cloister (both greater and lesser), church, chapter-house.
London Temple London KH, KT - Only church survivves.
Malmesbury Abbey Wiltshire B - Most of nave and S porch in use as parish church.
Malton Priory =
Old Malton Church
Yorkshire G - Part of nave in use; SW tower.
Malvern Priory Worcester B - Church and a gateway exist.
Margam Abbey Wales C - Nave in use.
Maxstoke Priory Warwickshire A - Tower and a gateway exist with many other parts and earthworks. Existing house contains remains of the prior's lodgings and there are remains of the infirmary.
Meaux Abbey Humberside C - Well preserved earthworks an a single building.
Medehamstede - by Peterborough ? - Founded by king Peada of Mercia about 655, first abbot was the monk Saxulf.
The present buildings are from 1118 ??
Merevale Abbey Warwick C - Chapel by the gate in use.
Milton Abbas Abbey Dorset B - Choir and transepts exist.
Monk Bretton Abbey / Priory South Yorkshire B - Cluniacs came before the Benedictines. Extensive ruins of church and cloister buildings. Gatehouse and some modified building. EH.
Monk Sherborne =
Pamber Priory
Hampshire B - Crossing tower and chancel.
Monk Wearmouth Priory Tyne & Wear B - Church with pre-conquest elements survives. Museum.
Mottisfont Priory Hantshire A - Nave and crossing survive within a later building..
Mount Grace Priory North Yorkshire Car - Ruins, substantial, of church, great and lesser cloisters, inner and outer court. Museum. EH.
Much Wenlock Priory Shropshire Cl - Ruins of church and clustral ranges, prior's house and some converted, private, parts. EH.
Muchelney Abbey Somerset B - Ruins.
Neath Abbey Wales C - Ruins.
Netley Abbey Hantshire C - Ruins of church and claustral ranges set within a park. EH.
New Shoreham Sussex AP - Choir is used as a church.
Newcastle Blackfriars Tyne & Wear D - Cloister ranges with post-suppression modifications.
Newminster Abbey Northumberland C - Ruins.
Newstead Priory Nottingham A - Privately owned buildings exist
Norton Priory Cheshire A - Excavated ruins of church and cloister ranges displayed within a park.
Norwich Cathedral Norwich B - Ruins.
Norwich Dominican Church Norwich D - Dominican Order. Buildings exist.
Nun Monkton Yorkshire BN - Nave in use.
Owston Priory Leicestershire A - Chancel, tower and chapel exist.
Oxford cathedral Oxford A - Cloisters and chapterhouse exist.
Pershore Abbey Hereford & Worcester B - Choir, central tower (lantern) and S transept exist. Parish church in the building.
Peterborough Cathedral Peterborough B - Church exists.
Pilton Priory Devon B - Whole church.
Polesworth Abbey Warwick BN - Nave and N tower.
Porchester Priory Hampshire A - Church exists.
Portsmouth Priory Portsmouth A - Chancel and transepts exist.
Reading Abbey 1.
Reading 2. Franciscans
Reading B, F - Ruins. Nave exists, transept rebuilt
Richmond Friary Yorkshire F - Tower exists.
Rievaulx Abbey Yorkshire C - Ruins of church and cloister ranges. Some service buildings with mill and tannery and gate-chapel exist. EH.
Roche Abbey Yorkshire C - Ruins of church and cloister ranges, a surviving wall and earthworks set in a park. EH.
Rochester Cathedral Rochester B - -
Romsey Abbey Hampshire BN - Church exists.
St. Albans Cathedral St. Albans B - Cathedral exists, no traces of the monastery.
St. Augustines Canterbury B - Gateway exists.
St. Bartholemew's Priory, Smithfield London A - Choir with crossing exists.
St. Bees Priory Cumberland B - Nave and choir exist.
St. Cross Hampshire H - Hospital exists.
St. Germans Priory Cornwall A - Nave in use; W towers exist.
St. Helen's Priory, Bishopgate London BN - Whole church.
St. John's Abbey Colchester B 1096 Founder: Eudo Dapifer.
St. Michael's Mount Cornwall B - Parts exist.
St. Nicholas Priory Exeter B - Part of Buildings exists.
St. Osyths Priory Essex A - Privately owned. Founder: Richard de Belmeis, bishop of London.
Sandwell Priory West Midlands B - Remains of a church and cloister ranges in a public park.
Sawley Abbey Yorkshire C - Ruins of church and cloister ranges within the eartwork precinct. EH.
Seaton Nunnery Cumbria ? - ?
Selby Abbey North Yorkshire B - Church exists and functions as the parish church.
Sempringham Abbey Lincolnshire G - Nave and central tower
Shap Abbey Westmore / Cumbria P - Ruins of church and cloister ranges and a tower. EH.
Sheppey Minster, Minster-in-Sheppey Abbey Kent BN - Nave and part of chancel.
Sherborne Abbey Dorset B  998 Church exists. Originally seat of the W Wessex bishop. Ca. 1120 the see moved to Sarum. Church rebuilt several times following Anglo-Saxon customs. Fine fan vaults. School occupies cloisters, refectorium, dormitory, chapel etc. Much altered and rebuilt.
Shrewsbury Abbey Shropshire B - Nave in use.
South Kyme Priory Lincolnshire A - SW corner of church only.
Southwark Cathedral London A - Original parts exist.
Stamford, St. Leonard's Priory Lincolnshire B - Nave of church suvives - today incorporated in a post-medieval barn.
Stanley Abbey Wiltshire C - Precinct defined by earthworks.
Stanley St. Leonard's = Leonard Stanley Priory Gloucester A —> B - Whole church.
Stogursey Priory Somerset B - Whole church.
Strata Florid Abbey Wales C - Ruins.
Swine Priory Yorkshire / Humberside CN - Choir exists of the nuns' church. Rest of precinct lies under farmland.
Temple Bruer Lincolnshire KT, KH - Toweron the south side of the church in middle of modern farmbuildings.
Tewkwsbury Abbey Tewkesbury B - Church exists.
Thorney Abbey Cambridgeshire B - Part of nave in use.
Thornholme Priory Humberside A - Complete precinct earthworks.
Thornton Priory Lincolnshire / Humberside A - Ruins of moated and walled precinct survive as earthworks. Few remains of the church and claustral buildings. A fine gatehouse (best preserved in England). EH.
Thurgarton Priory Nottinghamshire A - Part of nave exists.
Tilty Abbey Essex C - Chapel by the gate.
Tintern Abbey Monmouth C - Ruins.
Tiptree Priory Suffolk A 1150c Founder: Tregoz family.
Titchfield Abbey Hantshire P - Nav of church within later gatehouse. Earthworks. EH.
Torre Abbey Devon P - Parts exist.
Tutbury Priory Stafford B - Nave in use.
Tynemouth Priory Northumberland B - Ruins.
Upholland Priory Lancashire B - Choir exists - now as nave.
Usk Priory Monmouth B - Nave in use.
Valle Crucis Abbey Wales C - Ruins.
Walsingham Priory Norfolk A - Ruins.
Waltham Priory Essex A - Nave / western part of church and small part of gatehouse exist. EH.
Watton Priory Yorkshire / Humberside G - Gilbertine nuns and canons. Ruins and the prior's lodging traceable as earthworks.
Waverley Abbey Surrey C - Ruins of church and cloister ranges slightly recognisable. EH.
Westminster Abbey London B - Monastic buildings exist.
Wetheral Priory Cumbria ? - ?; English Heritage.
Whalley Abbey Lancashire C - Ruins and a gatehouses.
Whitby Abbey Yorkshire B - Ruins of Saxon monastery is not visible. Ruins of post-conquest church. Some earthworks. EH.
Wigmore Priory Hampshire A - Gateway exists.
Wilberfoss Priory Humberside B - Nave of church exists in use as parish church.
Wimborne Convent - - - Convent, abbess Cwenburh c. 700-750;
Winchester Cathedral Winchester B - Cathedral original, monastery is gone.
Wix Nunnery Suffolk BN - Founder: Mascherell family.
Woodspring Priory Somerset A - Part of church exists.
Worcester Cayhedral Worcester B - Monastic buildings exist.
Worksop Priory Nottingham. A - Nave, W tower, Lady Chapel and a gateway exist.
Wroxall Priory Warwick B - N aisle of nave exists.
Wymondham Abbey Norfolk B - Nave in use and a ruined crossing exist. Earthworks show the buried cloister ranges.
York St Mary Abbey
York Holy Trinity, Micklegate
York B - Ruins of nave and NW tower. Ruins in the cellar under museum. Museum.
 


Archbishops of Canterbury from Saint Augustine to Thomas Cranmer

No. Year
consecr.
Year
ended
Name
01 597 604 St. Augustine
02 604 619 St. Laurence
03 619 624 St. Mellitus
04 624 627 St. Justus
05 627 653 St. Honorius
06 655 664 St. Deusdedit
07 668 690 St. Theodore
08 693 731 St. Berthwald
09 731 734 St. Tatwin
10 735 740 Nothelm
11 741 758 Cuthbert
12 759 765 Bregwin
13 766 790 Jaenberht
14 793 805 Ethelhard
15 805 832 Wulfred
16 832 832 Feologild
17 833 870 Ceolnoth
18 890 914 Plegmund
19 914 923 Athelm
20 923 942 Wulfhelm
21 942 958 St. Odo
22 959 959 Alfsin
23 960 988 St. Dunstan
24 988 989 Ethelgard
25 990 994 Sigeric
26 995 1005 Elfric
27 1005 1012 St. Ælphege
28 1013 1020 Living
29 1020 1038 St. Ethelnoth
30 1038 1050 St. Eadsi
31 1051 1052 Robert
32 1052 1070 Stigand
33 1070 1089 Lanfranc
34 1093 1109 St. Anselm
35 1114 1122 Ralph d'Escures
36 1123 1136 William de Corbeuil
37 1139 1161 Theobald
38 1162 1170 St. Thomas Becket
39 1174 1184 Richard
40 1185 1190 Baldwin
41 1193 1205 Hubert Walter
42 1207 1228 Stephen Langton
43 1229 1231 Richard Grant
44 1234 1240 St. Edmund Rich
45 1245 1270 Boniface of Savoy
46 1273 1279 Robert Kilwardby
47 1279 1292 John Peckham
48 1294 1313 Robert Winchelsey
49 1313 1327 Walter Reynolds
50 1328 1333 Simon Meopham
51 1333 1348 John Stratford
52 1349 1349 Thomas Bradwardine
53 1349 1366 Simon Islip
54 1366 1368 Simon Langham
55 1368 1374 William Whittlesey
56 1375 1381 Simon Sudbury
57 1381 1396 William Courtenay
58 1396 1414 Thomas Arundel
59 1414 1443 Henry Chicheley
60 1443 1452 John Stafford
61 1452 1454 John Kemp
62 1454 1486 Thomas Bourchier
63 1486 1500 John Morton
64 1502 1503 Henry Dean
65 1503 1532 William Warham
66 1533 1556 Thomas Cranmer
67 1556 1558 Reginald Pole


Jørgen Marcussen


For the topic »Religious Orders« and ecclesiastical history all text except this table section is in the Danish language.
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