Series BL/R 6 - Bromehill Priory

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Bromehill Priory


  • 13th century-1532 (Creation)

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(c 1200-1528)

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Priory of Augustinian canons, founded by Sir Hugh de Plaiz in c.1200, it was well established by 1224. Its temporalities were valued at £25 10s. 9d. in 1291. Suppressed, at Cardinal Wolsey's request, by Pope Clement's bull of 14 May, 1528 (effective on 18 Sepember 1528) towards the endowment of his projected college at Ipswich. After the cardinal's fall, the priory's former estates were granted to Christ's College, Cambridge.

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