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Abbots

1. C. Clay, ‘The early abbots of the Yorkshire Cistercian houses’, Yorkshire Arch. Journal 38 (1955), pp. 8-43, at p. 17.
2. Clay, ‘The early abbots of the Yorkshire Cistercian houses’, Yorkshire Arch. Journal 38 (1955), pp. 8-43 at p. 17.
3. ‘The foundation history of Fountains’ (Narratio), in A. Oxford, The Ruins of Fountains Abbey (London, 1910), p. 210.
4. Heads of Religious Houses II, ed. Smith, p. 280.
5. Heads of Religious Houses II, ed. Smith, p. 280.
6. Heads of Religious Houses II, ed. Smith, p. 280; 'President's Book', in Oxford, Ruins of Fountains p.239.
7. Reginald's abbacy has been given elsewhere as 1265-74; this dating is after Smith, Heads of Religious Houses II, p. 280.
8. 'President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, The Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 239.
9. These dates are after Smith, Heads of Religious Houses II, p.280; his abbacy has been given elsewhere as 1274-79.
10. Heads of Religious Houses II, ed. Smith, p.280; ‘President’s Book’, p. 240.
11. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 240.
12. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 240.
13. This is after Smith, Heads of Religious Houses II, p. 280; elsewhere his dates have been given as 1284-1289.
14. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 241.
15. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 241.
16. Heads of Religious Houses II, ed. Smith, p. 280; ‘President’s Book’, p. 241.
17. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 241.
18. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 242.
19. This follows Smith’s dating in Heads of Religious Houses II, p. 281; elsewhere the abbacy is given as 1336-45.
20. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 242.
21. Smith, Heads of Religious Houses II, p. 281; ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 242.
22. ‘President’s Book’, in A. Oxford, Ruins of Fountains Abbey, p. 243.