The houses of nuns are listed here in a single alphabetical list, not divided among the orders, as in KH. No lists are included for the following, founded before 1216, but yielding no names: Aconbury, Armathwaite, Arthington, Barrow Gurney, Blithbury, *Bretford, Brewood Black Ladies, Broomhall, Cannington, *Catesby, *Cheshunt, *Chester, Chichester, Cook Hill, Ellerton, Esholt, Farewell, *Foukeholme, Gokewell, Guyzaunce, *Hampole, Henwood, Heynings, Holystone, *Kirklees, Lambley, *Langley, Limebrook, Llanllyr, Llansaintffraed in Elvel, Lyminster,Moxby, Neasham, Newcastle upon Tyne, *Nun Appleton, Nunkeeling, Pinley, Polsloe, Ramestede, Rosedale, Rowney, Rusper, St Margaret's, Seton, *Sewardsley, Stone, *Swaffham Bulbeck, Wallingwells,Wilberfoss, Wothorpe. See Addendum, p.238.
AMESBURY (Wilts), St Mary and St Mellor. Benedictine abb. and Fontevrault pr. f. c. 979 (Ben. abb.); 1177 (pr. of Fontevrault)
List in VCH Wilts,258, cf. 243 (R. B. Pugh).
Heahfled Occ.978Χ1016 (VCH Wilts, 243, 258, citing 15th-cent. Exchequer suit in the PRO – ‘Heahpled’); referred to in Roul. Morts, p.189 (roll of 1113: ‘Hehahfleda’).
Rachenilda Probably 11th cent. (referred to ibid.).
Beatrice –1177 Pensioned off 1177: last abb. of old foundation (PR 23 Henry II, p. 166 (half year) to 29 Henry II, p. 141 (half year): i.e. c. Easter 1177–c. Easter 1183).
Joan D'Osmont 1177– Traditionally 1st prs. (see VCH). Occ. late 12th cent. (pal.: DC, no. 329; see Nuneaton).
Emeline Occ. 1208 (Ped. Fin.,I, 145); c. 1215Χ20 (Ctl. Oseney,I, pp. 246–7); 1221 (BM Stowe MS 882, f. 39).
The next recorded prs., Felicia, occ. c. 27 June 1227 (Wilts F., p. 18); Aug. 1228 (CChR,I, 80).
John Occ. 1194 (Roll of King's Court, PRS XIV, 24).
Robert Occ.12 Apr. 1198 (Rot. Cur. Reg.,I, 144; Abb. Plac., p. 21).
John de Vinci Occ. c. 1215Χ20 (Ctl. Oseney, I, pp.