South West View of Beauchief Abbey in Derby
Source: Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, Views of Ruins of Castles & Abbeys in England, Part 2, 1726-1739 (nd), Arts, Languages and Literature, Birmingham Central Library.
Text: Taken from the original source
THIS Monastery of Proemonstratentions was founded by Robert Fitz Ranulph Lord of Alfreton, Norton, & Marnham; as an expiation of the Murder of Thos. Becket A.Bp. of Canterbury, and to him dedicated by the Name of St Thomas the Martyr. Thomas de Cadurcis or Chanorth, descended from the sd. Robert, confirmed all the donations of his Ancestors and added other Land of his own Gift: All these Lands were confirmed by K. Ednd. 2d. Anno. Reg.9. The present owner is – Pegg Esq. Ann. Val. Dug 1 2 5
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