1414: John Neuton and the Re-Foundation of York Minster Library

The Minster Fabric Rolls, 1418-1422

The fabric rolls, which date back to c. 1360, are the accounts of the Minster's keeper of the fabric - its overseer of building works. The 1418 and 1419 rolls record payments towards the building and fitting out of the library; the 1422 roll records payments for the labelling of Neuton's books and for chains and locks to secure them in the library.

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