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    The borough of Reading The borough

    Reading Corp. (Cat. VII). Rec. of Borough of Reading , i, passim . Rec. of Borough of Reading , i, 113. MSS. of Reading Corp. (Cat. XII ). Ibid. Rec. of Borough of Reading , i, 5. MSS. of

    Friaries The grey friars of Reading

    Friaries The grey friars of Reading FRIARIES 11. THE GREY FRIARS OF READING The Franciscans or Grey Friars were first established at Reading in the year 1233. By a deed dated 14 July , Abbot Adam de Lathbury and the

    Hospitals Reading

    Hospitals Reading 24. THE HOSPITAL OF ST . JOHN, READING Abbot Hugh II , the eighth abbot of Reading , founded a hospital, dedicated in honour of St. John Baptist about the year 1190. Tanner, followed by the extended Dugdale's

    Houses of Benedictine monks The abbey of Reading

    550. Rec. of Borough of Reading , i, 1. Ibid. i, 20. Ibid. i, 37. Ibid. i, 43. Rec. of Borough of Reading , i, 46-76. Printed in full, Reading Rec . i, 280-2. Reading Rec . i, 49. Ibid.

    The borough of Reading Manors

    of Reading Abbey . Hugh last Abbot of Reading granted Battle in 1532 to Christopher Butler , yeoman, of Reading , for fifty years. It is mentioned in a Court Roll of 1549 as one of the manors of Reading

    The hundred of Reading Introduction and map


    The borough of Reading Churches

    Parish Church of St. Mary in Reading A.D. 1767'; a latten paten inscribed 'The guift of M rs Marie Mews ye wyfe of D r Peter Mews Vicar of St. Maries Parish in Reading to ye Ch: of ye sayd

    The hundred of Theale Introduction and map

    in 1587 . 5 In 1549 Stratfield Mortimer attended at Reading Hundred court 6 ; while Ufton , Aldermaston and Sulhamstead Bannister were not represented at either Theale or Reading Court . In 1666 the hundred, except for the inclusion

    Parishes Aston

    Mary of Reading for the good of the soul of King Henry her husband. 5 This grant was afterwards confirmed by Henry II , 6 Richard I , John, and Henry III , 7 and the abbey of Reading continued

    Parishes Sulhamstead Abbots with Grazeley

    GREYSHULL, GREISLEY or GRAZELEY in the parish of Sulhamstead Abbots came to the abbey of Reading before the 13th century, since the Abbot of Reading had made inclosures in the common pasture of Grazeley in the early years of that

    Parishes Tilehurst

    with other hamlets in the manor of Reading . 10 This seems more probable, since in 1291 11 Tilehurst is enumerated among the hamlets of Reading . Tilehurst came into the possession of Reading Abbey before the 13th century, and

    Parishes Cholsey

    it in demesne in 1086 . 19 Henry I bestowed it on Reading Abbey . In the foundation charter he recites how the three ancient monasteries of Reading , Leominster and Cholsey were destroyed and their possessions dispersed into lay

    Religious Houses Introduction

    shire that had within its limits two Benedictine abbeys of the first rank and of ancient foundation, namely, Abingdon and Reading. The original founding of Abingdon goes back to the seventh century, for there seems no reason to doubt the

    Hospitals Donnington

    m. 13. Leland , Itin . ii, 33; Dugdale, Baronage , ii, 189. L. and P. Hen . VIII , xiii, pt. i, 7. See the previous account of Hugh, abbot of Reading . Tanner MSS. Bdle. 304, fol. 99.

    Religious houses Introduction

    for wealth, antiquity or learning. None of them could compare in wealth with the neighbouring abbeys of Reading or Abingdon ; nor in antiquity with the ancient monasteries of Worcestershire . None of the Oxfordshire houses had an income of

    Parishes Beenham

    1086 it w as attached to the extensive royal manor of Reading and that the greater part of the parish was included in the grant of that place to Reading Abbey by Henry I . In the 13th century Beenham

    The borough of Reading Charities

    The borough of Reading Charities CHARITIES Reading Borough . -The municipal charities, formerly under the administration of the corporation, were by a scheme of the Charity Commissioners confirmed, reorganized and consolidated under the titles hereafter mentioned by an Act of

    Early Man Bronze Age

    like a third from the river at Reading . Finally, from the Thames come short swords, one 181/2 in. long, with two rivets, found at Sandford , another with four rivets at Reading , and a third with six at

    Parishes Shinfield

    to the east of the Reading road is partly occupied by the Reading College experimental farm and has partly been cut up by new roads for building purpose. The hamlet of Three-Mile-Cross, on the Reading road , is a picturesque

    Parishes Burghfield

    have been a claim made in 1327 by the Abbot of Reading that action for dower in the manor of Burghfield should be tried at the abbot's court at Reading , the manor being in the liberty of the abbot.

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