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Canterbury College

Hob Uid: 338360
Location :
Oxfordshire
Oxford
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SP5156006070
Summary : Benedictine cell founded in 1331, but secularised by 1365. A hall for 4 monks was founded in 1331 by Christ Church, Canterbury, but it soon lapsed. A college for 4 monks and 8 seculars was founded in 1363 by Archbishop Islip. It became secular in 1365 and was constituted as a monastic college circa 1368-70. Suppressed circa 1539. In 1773 The New building of Canterbury Quadrangle replaced the old structures of Canterbury College, which stood East of Christ Church Library.
More information : 1.[Centred at SP51560607] Canterbury Quadrangle
ON THE SITE OF CANTERBURY HALL [GT] (1)

2. Canterbury College, Canterbury Hall was in existence by1331, but lapsed. A college for twelve (part monks) was founded 1363: secularized almost immediately, it was finally constituted as a monastic college c.1368-70. (1) Suppressed c.1539. In 1773 The New building of Canterbury Quadrangle...replaced the old structures of Canterbury College, which stood E of ChristChurch Library' Canterbury College, Benedictine (Black) Monks (2-5)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1/500 1878
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'Universities'1936, Vol.3,p 211-12(Rashdall)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'Canterbury Coll.' O.Hist.Soc. 1950.(W.Pantin)
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Source : Medieval religious houses : England and Wales
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Source : An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of Oxford
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Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant
Monument End Date : 1365
Monument Start Date : 1331
Monument Type : Benedictine Cell
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Medieval
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Monument End Date : 1365
Monument Start Date : 1365
Monument Type : College Of Secular Priests
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant
Monument End Date : 1539
Monument Start Date : 1370
Monument Type : Theological College
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SP 50 NW 135
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Associated Monuments : 464467
Relationship type : General association

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