Monk, C. (2017) Election of Avice as the first abbess of Malling

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Author: Dr Chris Monk


‘On the day when Gundulf, bishop of Rochester, gave the abbey of Malling to the nun Avice, the very same nun swore fidelity and subjection to the very same bishop, his successors, and the holy church of Rochester, because she would not be persuaded, either by him or by another person, to dissolve the aforesaid subjection…’

To cite this work:
Monk, C. (2017) Election of Avice as the first abbess of Malling: Textus Roffensis, ff. 198r-198v; Translated from Old English and edited. Rochester: Rochester Cathedral Research Guild.

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Published online: 14th December 2017
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