Monastic Wales.

Event detail for site: Carmarthen

1536: Numbers

At this time there were twelve canons.

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Harper, Sally, Music in Welsh Culture before 1650: A Study of the Principal Sources (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2007) p. 275

Other events in the history of this site

pre 1127Foundation - The site had a long history of religious occupation. [1 sources]
1208Attempted takeover - William de Londres and the canons of Llanthony Secunda (Glos) seemingly sought to take over Carmarthen Priory although they were later removed. [2 sources]
c.1250Source compiled - The Black Book of Carmarthen was likely written or copied at the priory. [1 sources][1 archives]
c.1291Wealth - The Taxatio Ecclesiastica assessed the priory's net income at £13 6s 2d. [1 sources]
1377Clerical poll tax - The prior and five canons [JOHN VEEL, WILLIAM FRANC', GUY WILD, WALTER TAYM (CAYM), JOHN ROBBERT] were each to pay a tax of 12d. [1 sources][1 archives]
1379Clerical poll tax - Monies required from the community. [1 sources][1 archives]
1403Destruction - The house was looted and despoiled during the Owain Glyn Dŵr rebellion. [1 sources]
1421 (April)Royal custody - Henry V placed the priory in the hands of adminstrators. [1 sources]
1424Protection - Protection was granted to the priory which had suffered from the mismanagement of its prior. [1 sources]
1534 (July)Act of Supremacy - Prior Griffin William(s) acknowledged the Act of Supremacy. [3 sources]
c.1535Wealth - The Valor Ecclesiasticus estimated the priory's net income as £91 6s 3d. [2 sources]
1536Numbers - At this time there were twelve canons. [1 sources]
1537Dissolution - The priory was suppressed on the 17 February 1537, under the 1536 Act of Suppression. [2 sources]