Index Monasticus; Or the Abbeys and Other Monasteries, Alien Priories, ... with Their Dependencies, Formerly Established in the Diocese of Norwich and the Ancient Kingdom of East Anglia, Systematically Arranged and Briefly Described ...

Index Monasticus; Or the Abbeys and Other Monasteries, Alien Priories, ... with Their Dependencies, Formerly Established in the Diocese of Norwich and the Ancient Kingdom of East Anglia, Systematically Arranged and Briefly Described ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ... Mr. Blomefield's having described the house in the latter parish, and from its not being. Simon de Quatremarch, de Rond FOUN DER.--Villiam the Con ueror was accompanied to England by his relative Ralph deilI'oni or Toney, a Norman baron, who was his standard-bearer in the decisive battle of Hastings. For his great services the Conqueror gave to this baron the lordship of Westacre and twenty-one others in N orfolk, with many more in other counties. Upon this manor Ralph de Toney 4, Isabel his wife, and their sons Roger and Ralph, founded the priory of Westacre, temp. Will. Ruf., for monks of the order of Cluni, but afterwards of Austin Canons, subordinate to the priory of Lewes. The parish church of All Saints was appropriated for that purpose by the founders; and Oliver and Ralph, the two sons of Oliver the priest or rector of it, entered into the order of monks in the monastery here. To this priory was appropriated the patronage, or portions of the patronage, of 16 churches in Norfolk, besides 18 manors, and lands, rents, or interests in about 82 parishes. Lady Maud de Tony, bef. 1319. Thomas de Beauchamp, earl of Roger de Repps, and others, 1198. Warwick, 1369. The arms of four principal benefactors, viz. Tony, Guy earl of Warwick, Beauchainp and Tarquin earls of Warwick, are carved upon the gatehouse now remaining. ham, (Speed.) in the same hundred as the priory of Westacre. 'I This Ralph was buried, A.D. 1101, with his ancestors, in the abbey of Couches in Normandy. ' Dr. Tanner doubts whether there were ever Cluniac monks here, and thinks the mistake arises from the priory being reckoned among the cells to Lewes. I Valor Ecclesiasticus, p. 39?. WORMEGAY, Wyrmegeye, Wrongely, VVrongay. PRIQRY....show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236930088
  • 9781236930088