Monastic Wales.

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Visitation of monasteries.

British Library

Ref: Cotton MS Cleopatra E. IV., ff. 15-21v

Type: Document

Date: Undated, but placed under 21 January 1535 in L.P.

Articles for a general visitation of the monasteries, especially those exempt from diocesan jurisdiction and directly under Henry VIII's supervision, to inquire into their spiritual and temporal conditions. There are 86 articles in all.
A postscript, in Latin (f. 21v), directs all relevant muniments etc. to be expiscari or collected together. This postscript is in the hand of Richard Layton (d. 1544).

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