Event detail for site: Bardsey
c. 1535: Wealth
On the eve of the Dissolution Bardsey’s annual income was recorded for the Valor Ecclesiasticus as over £46.
£25 4s 8d of this amount came from spiritualities and £20 16s 9d from temporalities.
Valor ecclesiasticus temp. Henr. VIII. Auctoritate regia institutus, Record Commission. Great Britain, 6, vols, ed. John Caley and J. Hunter (London, 1810-1834, reprint 1976) vol. 4, pp. 418-419
Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) pp. 138, 146
Robinson, David M., The Geography of Augustinian Settlement in Medieval England and Wales, BAR British Series, 80, 2 vols (Oxford, 1980) pp. 210, 479, appendix 14.
Stöber, Karen, Late Medieval Monasteries and their Patrons: England and Wales, c.1300-1540, Studies in the History of Medieval Religion, 29 (Woodbridge, 2007) appendix 1
Web links (open in new window)
Detail of Valor Ecclesiasticus (View website)
The National Archives, 'The Valor Ecclesiasticus', (Document), (View website)
Other events in the history of this site
pre 1240: Foundation - Bardsey was reconstituted as an Augustinian community before the middle of the thirteenth century and soon gained influence, holding considerable areas of the Lleyn peninsula.
c.1291: Wealth - According to the Taxatio Ecclesiastica Bardey's income was c. £16 3s 0d. [1 sources]
1509: Levy of fine - The abbot of Bardsey was fined 40s for failing to attend the Augustinian General Chapter at Leicester. [2 sources]
c.1535: Wealth - On the eve of the Dissolution Bardsey’s annual income was recorded for the Valor Ecclesiasticus as over £46. [5 sources][1 archives]
c.1537: Dissolution - Bardsey was dissolved under the 1536 Act of Suppression. [3 sources]
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