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'Abbreviations', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: volume 12: Introduction and errata (1967), pp. VIII. URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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The following abbreviations are given in lower case or in capitals as required

abp. archbishopc
A.C. acta capitularia, chapter act book
adm. admission, admit, admitted
archdcn. archdeacon
archdcnry archdeaconry
B.A. bachelor of arts
B.C.L. bachelor of civil law
B.Cn.L. bachelor of canon law
B.M. bachelor of medicine
B.Mus. bachelor of music
B.Th. bachelor of theology
bp. bishop
c. circa
can. canon
Cant. Canterbury
card. cardinal
cath. cathedral
ch. church
chanc. chancellor
chap. chapel
coll. collation, collated
colleg. collegiate
comp. compiled by
conf. confirmation, confirmed
cons. consecration, consecrated
ct. court
d. death, died
D.C.L. doctor of civil law
dioc. diocese
ed. edition, edited by
el. election, elect, elected
exch. exchange, exchanged
expect. expectation, expectative, provision of a canonry with expectation of a prebend
f. folio
gr. grant, granted
Inc.C.L. inceptor in civil law
instal. installation, installed
judgt. judgment
k. king
Lamb. Lambeth
Lic.C.L. licentiate in civil law
lic.el. licence to elect
Linc. Lincoln
M. magister
M.A. master of arts
mand. mandate
mand. adm. mandate to admit
n.d. no date
O.Can.S.A. order of Augustinian canons
O.Carm. order of Carmelites
O.F.M. order of Friars Minor
O.P. order of Preachers
O.S.B. order of St Benedict
occ. occurrence, occurs
P.R.O. Public Record Office
pr. priest
preb. prebendary, prebend
prohibn. prohibition
prov. provision, provided
ratif. ratified
reg. register
res. resignation, resigned
reservn. reservation
s.a. sub anno
s.d. same day
Salis. Salisbury
Sch. Th. scholar of theology
temps. temporalities
trans. translation, translated
treas. treasurer
vac. vacancy, vacant, vacated
Worc. Worcester