Event detail for site: Puffin Island
c. 1221 x 1237: Foundation
A religious community settled on the island in the sixth century and probably became Augustinian in the thirteenth century, at the same time as its twin foundation of Penmon.
Smith (Heads of Religious Houses 2, p. 507), notes the foundation as 1237x1414.
People associated with this event
Dafydd ap Llywelyn , prince of Gwynedd (confirms charter)
Llywelyn ab Iorwerth; Llywelyn Fawr , prince of Gwynedd (patron)
The Heads of Religious Houses in England and Wales, III, 1377-1540, ed. David M. Smith (CUP: Cambridge, 2008) p. 507
Acts of Welsh Rulers 1120-1283, ed. Huw Pryce (University of Wales: Cardiff, 2005) pp. 456, 485-48, 492
Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 170
Stöber, Karen, 'The Regular Canons in Wales', in The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles, Medieval Church Studies, 19 (Brepols: Turnhout, 2011), pp. 97-113
Other events in the history of this site
c.1221 x 1237: Foundation - A religious community settled on the island in the sixth century and probably became Augustinian in the thirteenth century, at the same time as its twin foundation of Penmon. [4 sources]
1303: Allegations - The bishop of Bangor was instructed to investigate allegations against Gervase de Perrouse, prior of the house. [2 sources]
c.1537: Dissolution - The house was dissolved under the 1536 Act of Suppression at some date between 25 February and 13 June 1537. [4 sources]
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