Monastic Wales.

Event detail for site: Bassaleg

pre 1252: Dissolution

Monastic life at Bassaleg had ceased by 1252.

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 59

Other events in the history of this site

c.1100Foundation - The foundation charter has not survived but was copied by Adam of Domerham, a monk of Glastonbury, and a thirteenth-century copy is preserved in Trinity College, Cambridge, MS R.5.33, 106v. [2 sources][1 archives]
1116Official beginnings - The first monks arrived from Glastonbury to occupy the cell. [1 sources]
1146Dispute - The monks were involved in a dispute with the chaplain of St Gundleus over the boundaries of their parishes.  [1 sources]
c.1175Patronage - Hywel ab Iorwerth gave the monks lands in Rumney Moor. [1 sources]
1230-1240Spiritualities - Although it was against Canon Law for communities to lease out their spiritual holdings this was not uncommon.  [2 sources]
pre 1252Dissolution - Monastic life at Bassaleg had ceased by 1252. [1 sources]