Monastic Wales.

Event detail for site: Newport

1482: Bequest

Henry, duke of Buckingham, gave six burgages to the friar.

His gift was confirmed in 1487 by Jasper Tudor, duke of Bedford.

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Wakeman, T., The Monastery of Austin Friars at Newport (Newport, 1859) p. 7

Other events in the history of this site

c.1377Foundation - The friary was founded shortly before 1377 by Hugh, earl of Stafford, seemingly on the site of a chapel dedicated to St Nicholas.
 [3 sources]
c.1402Destruction - The friary was destroyed in the Welsh revolt but was rebuilt shortly thereafter thanks to the duke of Buckingham. [2 sources]
pre 1448Bequest - Hugh, duke of Buckingham, gave twenty-two burgages to the friary. [1 sources]
1482Bequest - Henry, duke of Buckingham, gave six burgages to the friar. [1 sources]
1495Bequest - Jasper Tudor, duke of Bedford and uncle of Henry VII, bequeathed twenty shillings to the Austin Friars at Newport. [2 sources]
1538Dissolution - On 8 September 1538 the friary was surrendered to the king's agent by the last prior of Newport, Richard Batte. [5 sources]