Under the ‘Resources’ menu above, please find several new and very valuable resources generously offered by John Adams of the Syon Abbey Associates (London). They include:
- An updated “List of Extant MSS and Books.” This is the most comprehensive list of surviving books from Syon yet.
- A detailed study titled “Syon Abbey: Its Herbal, Medical Books and Care of the Sick: Healthcare in a Mixed Mediaeval Monastery,” by John Adams (2015)
- A short illustrated guide to the stay of Dame Agnes Jordan and the Bridgettine Nuns of Syon Abbey at Southlands in the post-Dissolution period, 1539-1546, by John Adams
- A transcription of several folios from Thomas Betson’s notebook, of parts of his work A Ryght Profitable Treatyse, transcribed by Stuart Forbes and John Adams
Thanks to John Adams for making these publicly available!