Event detail for site: Puffin Island
c. 1537: Dissolution
The house was dissolved under the 1536 Act of Suppression at some date between 25 February and 13 June 1537.
The Heads of Religious Houses in England and Wales, III, 1377-1540, ed. David M. Smith (CUP: Cambridge, 2008) p. 507
Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 170
Heale, Martin, The Dependent Priories of Medieval English Monasteries, Studies in the History of Medieval Religion, 22 (Boydell and Brewer: Woodbridge, 2004) p. 311 (and n. 72)
Jack, Sybil, 'Dissolution dates for the monasteries dissolved under the Act of 1536', Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research, 43 (1970) p. 179
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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