Dissolution of the Monasteries
The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded m...
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Cardigan Priory
Cardigan Priory (formally: The Priory Church of Our Lady of Cardigan; alternative: Cardigan Cell) is located in Cardigan, Ceredigion, mid-west Wales.
Documents preserved at Gloucester Cathedral st...
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Nun of Watton
The Nun of Watton (born in the 1140s) was the protagonist of a drama at the Gilbertine Watton Priory in Yorkshire, recorded by St Ailred of Rievaulx in De Sanctimoniali de Wattun. In this story of tw...
William Whorwood
Sir William Whorwood (c.1500–1545) was a landowner in Staffordshire and the neighbouring counties, a distinguished lawyer, and a politician in the reign of Henry VIII. He achieved the positions of Sol...
Monastic grange
A monastic grange was a manor or other centre of an outlying farming estate belonging to a monastery and used for food production in Great Britain, Ireland, or Austria. In France such a supporting sat...
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Robert Holgate
Robert Holgate (1481/1482 – 1555) was Bishop of Llandaff and then Archbishop of York (from 1545 to 1554). He recognised Henry VIII as head of the Church of England.Although a protege of Thomas C...
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Richard Williams (alias Cromwell)
Sir Richard Williams, alias Cromwell (born by 1502 – 1544) was a Welsh soldier and a courtier in the court of Henry VIII. He was a maternal nephew of Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, and profited f...
Penally Abbey
Penally Abbey is an old rectory, now the Penally Abbey Country House Hotel and Restaurant overlooking Carmarthen Bay in the village of Penally, about 1.5 miles from Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is ...
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Burgh Castle
1°39′13″E / 52.58547°N 1.65365°E / 52.58547; 1.65365Burgh Castle is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the east bank of the River W...
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Richard Whitford
Richard Whitford (or Whytford) (died 1542?) was an English (or Welsh) Catholic priest known as an author of many devotional works.
He obtained his name probably from Whytford, near Holywell, Flint...
Goldcliff Priory
Goldcliff Priory was a Benedictine monastery in Goldcliff, Newport, Wales, founded in 1113 by Robert de Chandos and subject to the Abbey of Bec in Normandy. The priory was situated on the site now occ...
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John Williams, 1st Baron Williams of Thame
John Williams, 1st Baron Williams of Thame (c.1500 – 14 October 1559) was Treasurer of the King's Jewels, Lord Chamberlain of England (1553–1557) and Lord President of the Council of the Welsh Marche...
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Hartland Abbey
Hartland Abbey is a former abbey and current family home to the Stucley family. It is located in Hartland, Devon. The current owner is Sir Hugh George Copplestone Bampfylde Stucley, 6th Baronet.
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Gwenllian of Wales
Gwenllian of Wales or Gwenllian ferch Llywelyn (June 1282 – 7 June 1337) was the only child of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last native Prince of Wales (Welsh: Tywysog Cymru). She is sometimes ...
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St Illtyd's Church, Llantwit Major
St Illtyd's Church is a church complex in Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, southeast Wales. It is located at the site of the oldest college in the United Kingdom, Cor Tewdws, which was founded c. 3...
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St Padarn's Church, Llanbadarn Fawr
Saint Padarn's Church is a parish church of the Church in Wales, and the largest mediaeval church in mid-Wales.Founded in the early sixth century, St Padarn's Church has gone through many changes, fro...
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Court of General Surveyors
The Court of General Surveyors was established during the reign of King Henry VIII of England, along with three other courts (those of Augmentations, First Fruit and Tenths, and Wards and Liveries) fo...
Dover College
Dover College is a co-educational private school in Dover in southeast England. It was founded in 1871, and takes both day pupils and boarders.The school occupies some of the medieval buildings of Dov...
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Halesowen Abbey
2°02′06″W / 52.446°N 2.035°W / 52.446; -2.035Halesowen Abbey was an abbey in Halesowen, England of which only ruins remain. It was located in an exclave of the historic county...
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Denny Abbey
Denny Abbey is a former abbey near Waterbeach, six miles (10 km) north of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, England which was inhabited by a succession of three different religious orders during its h...
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De Sanctimoniali de Wattun
De Sanctimoniali de Wattun or the On the Nun of Watton is a 12th-century miracle story, describing events which took place in Yorkshire in the mid-12th century at the nunnery of Watton, East Riding of...
William Petre
Sir William Petre (died 1572) (pronounced Peter) was Secretary of State to four successive Tudor monarchs, namely Kings Henry VIII, Edward VI and Queens Mary I and Elizabeth I.Educated as a lawyer at ...
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