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Footnotes: List of Abbots

1. See Clay, ‘Early abbots of the Yorkshire Cistercian houses’ , pp 25-7; Heads of Religious Houses II, pp 288-9.

2. Foundation of Kirkstall, p. 181.

3. Foundation of Kirkstall, pp. 181-2.

4. Foundation of Kirkstall, p. 183.

5. Foundation of Kirkstall, p. 188.

6. Foundation of Kirkstall, p. 184.

7. See Heads of Religious Houses II, pp 288-9, for Smith’s discussion of this error.

8. See Heads of Religious Houses II, pp 288-9; for his profession of obedience to the archbishop of York on 27 February 1289, see Register of John Romeyn, Archbishop of York, 1286-96, 2 vols (Surtees Society 123, 128) I, no. 216, p. 85.


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