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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Llanllugan Abbey
Llanllugan Abbey was a monastery of Cistercian nuns, one of only two women's monasteries in Wales, located at Llanllugan, Powys, Wales. It was founded around 1188 on land donated by Maredudd ap Rober...
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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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...
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 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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List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
These monasteries were dissolved by King Henry VIII of England in the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The list is by no means exhaustive, since over 800 religious houses existed before the Reformation...
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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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Ewenny Priory
Ewenny Priory, in Ewenny in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, was a monastery of the Benedictine order, founded in the 12th century.The priory was unusual in having military-style defences and is widely r...
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Robert Crowley (printer)
Robert Crowley also Robertus Croleus, Roberto Croleo, Robart Crowleye, Robarte Crole, and Crule (c. 1517 – 18 June 1588), was a stationer, poet, polemicist and Protestant clergyman who was among...
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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Gilbertine Order
The Gilbertine Order of Canons Regular was founded around 1130 by Saint Gilbert in Sempringham, Lincolnshire, where Gilbert was the parish priest. It was the only completely English religious order a...
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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...
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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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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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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Dudley Priory
Dudley Priory is a dissolved priory in Dudley, West Midlands (formerly Worcestershire), England. The ruins of the priory are located within Priory Park, alongside the Priory Estate, and is both a Sche...
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Court of First Fruits and Tenths
First Fruits and Tenths was a form of tax on clergy taking up a benefice or ecclesiastical position in Great Britain. The Court of First Fruits and Tenths was established in 1540 to collect from cler...