Event detail for site: Cardiff
pre 1284: Foundation
The Franciscan friary had been established in Cardiff by 1284.
The site lay outside the town walls, not far from the castle, in an area later to be known as Crokerton (Crockherbtown), just outside the north gate.
Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 224
Other events in the history of this site
pre 1284: Foundation - The Franciscan friary had been established in Cardiff by 1284. [1 sources]
1318: Burial - Llywelyn Bren and William Fleming were both buried in the church of the Grey Friars at Cardiff following their executions. [1 sources]
1531: Bequest - Sir Matthew Cradock bequeathed twelve kine (cows) to the Franciscans of Cardiff in a codical to his will dated June 1531. However he stipulated that the friars should not sell these animals but keep them for their own use. [2 sources]
1538: Dissolution - On 6th September Dr Richard Ingworth arrived at Cardiff Friary to secure its surrender. [3 sources][1 archives]
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