English Cistercian Nuns in Lincolnshire

  title={English Cistercian Nuns in Lincolnshire},
  author={Coburn V. Graves},
  pages={492 - 499}
ALTHOUGH historians of Cistercian monasticism in medieval England have seen their subject almost exclusively in terms of the activities of men, it has long been known that there was a sizable number of houses of women who professed that way of life: two abbeys and twenty-seven priories, most of which were concentrated in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Just why these houses have not been studied, as have their counterparts on the continent,1 is not readily to be explained without reference to… 
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This is the first and only mention of Heynings in the relevant documents

  • See references to its uncertain status in the early years in Knowles and Hadcock, Religious Houses

notum facimus quod moniales de Grenefeld, de Cotun, de Lekeburn, de Fosse, et de Goukewelle nostre dioc' ordinem Cisterciensem profitentur et observancias tenent ipsius

    The spiritualities of Stixwould, deriving from its rights in nine churches

    • 27; Legbourne

    Hec autem vestre celsitudini duximus intimanda ut super prestacione decime iuxta beneplacitum vestrum misericorditer agere dignemini cum eisdem. Datum ... xvi kal. augusti, anno Domini mocc?lx?nono

    • Sunt etiam dicte moniales pauperes quibus ad victum tenuem vix sua sufficiunt