Event detail for site: Cardiff
c. 1242: Foundation
The Dominicans had settled in Cardiff by 1243. Their site was on the banks of the River Taff, near the West Gate of the town.
Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 215
Williams, G., The Welsh Church from Conquest to Reformation (rev. edn; Cardiff, 1976) p. 21
Other events in the history of this site
c.1242: Foundation - The Dominicans had settled in Cardiff by 1243. Their site was on the banks of the River Taff, near the West Gate of the town. [2 sources]
1291: Grant - Eleanor of Castile gave 100s to Cardiff and to each of the other four Dominican houses in Wales. [1 sources]
1538: Dissolution - The friary was dissolved in 1538. At this time there were just seven friars and the house was in serious debt. [3 sources]
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