The Bolton Priory Compotus

The Bolton Priory Compotus

The Bolton Priory Compotus is a unique document –a thousand page book of accounts of an Augustinian Priory in the Yorkshire Dales, offering extra ordinary insight into the material side of monastic live in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century. 

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The Bolton Priory Compotus is a unique document –a thousand page book of accounts of an Augustinian Priory in the Yorkshire Dales, offering extra ordinary insight into the material side of monastic live in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century. This edition now makes fully available to medieval scholarship for the first time the wide-ranging accounts of the Priory such as its dealings with Italian wool-merchants and the patterns of household food consumption.

The Bolton Priory Compotus is a striking and significant addition to existing documentation on medieval monasticism in England. 

  • Size 233 x 154mm
  • Format Hardback
  • Pages 654
  • ISBN 9780902122932
  • Authors Ian Kershaw and David M. Smith