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'Abbreviations', Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae 1300-1541: volume 4: Monastic cathedrals (southern province) (1963), pp. VIII. URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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

abp. archbishop
abpc. archbishopric
Add. Additional
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.Th. bachelor of theology
bp. bishop
bpc. bishopric
c. circa
can. canon
card. cardinal
cath. cathedral
ch. church
chap. chapel
chapt. chapter
coll. collation, collated
colleg. collegiate
comm. commission
conf. confirmation, confirmed
cons. consecration, consecrated
d. death, died
d. and c. dean and chapter
D.C.L. doctor of civil law
den. deacon
depriv. deprived
dioc. diocese
dn. dean
ed. edition, edited by
el. election, elect, elected
exch. exchange, exchanged
excomm. excommunication, excommunicated
f. folio
gr. grant, granted
instal. installation, installed
judgt. judgment
k. king
Lamb. Lambeth
lic. licence
lic. alibi cons. licence alibi consecrari
Lic. Cn. L. licentiate in canon law
lic. el. licence to elect
M. magister, master
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.Cist. order of Cistercians
O.F.M. order of Friars Minor
O.F.S.A. order of Augustinian Friars
O.P. order of Preachers
O.Prem. order of Premonstratensian canons
O.S.B. order of St Benedict
occ. occurrence, occurs
P.R.O. Public Record Office
pr. priest
preb. prebend, prebendary
pres. presentation, present, presented
prohibn. prohibition
prov. provision, provided
R.S. Rolls Series
ratif. ratified
reg. register
res. resignation, resigned
s.d. same day
Sch.Cn.L. scholar of canon law
spir. spiritualities
temps. temporalities
trans. translation, translated
vac. vacancy, vacant, vacated