Monastic Wales.








Event detail for site: Llanllŷr

pre 1197: Foundation

The house was founded before 1197 by the Lord Rhys and was under the auspices of Strata Florida.

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Cartwright, Jane, Feminine Sanctity and Spirituality in Medieval Wales (University of Wales Press: Cardiff, 2008) p. 262


Other events in the history of this site

pre 1197Foundation - The house was founded before 1197 by the Lord Rhys and was under the auspices of Strata Florida. [1 sources]
1284Compensation - The nuns were awarded 40 marks as compensation for damages incurred during the Edwardian Conquest. [5 sources]
c.1291Wealth - The house was estimated to have sixty sheep, 1200 acres and £7 10s 0d from temporalities but no spiritualities. [3 sources]
1299Litigation - Queen Margaret (Edward I's wife) acquitted the abbess of a fine for illegally felling an oak. [2 sources]
c.1535Wealth - According to the Valor Ecclesiasticus the net income of LlanllÅ·r was £57 5s 4d. [3 sources][1 archives]
1536Survey - The site was surveyed on 29th September, in preparation for the suppression of the house. [1 sources]
1537Dissolution - The house was formally suppressed on 26 February 1537, under the 1536 Act of Suppression. [4 sources]

 
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