Event detail for site: Haverfordwest
1381: Clerical poll tax
The prior, JOHN FEWIR, and five canons [JOHH CRAPPOL, RICHARD DEKE, JOHN CORNOKE, PHILIP CADER, JOHN ANDREWS] were each to pay a tax of 6s.8d.
Jurkowski, Maureen, 'Monastic history in clerical taxation records', Monastic Research Bulletin, 15 (2009), pp. 2-16
The National Archives, 'Exchequer, King's Remembrancer, Clerical Subsidies - Haverfordwest, 1381', (Document), (View website)
Other events in the history of this site
pre 1210: Foundation - The priory may have been founded as early as 1180 but was likely established 1203x1210. [11 sources]
1210x1230: Building work - The church and main claustral buildings were constructed in the early thitteenth century. [1 sources]
1284: Visitation - Visitation conducted by Archbishop Pecham. [3 sources]
c.1291: Wealth - The Taxatio Ecclesiastica assessed the priory's net income as Â£17 6s 8d. [1 sources]
1381: Clerical poll tax - Payments required [1 sources][1 archives]
c.1450: Prosperity - At this time the house was flourishing. [1 sources]
1534: Act of Supremacy - William Barlow was prior in 1534 and signed the Act of Supremacy, acknowledging Henry VIII's authority over the pope. [2 sources]
c.1535: Wealth - According to the Valor Ecclesiastica the priory's estimated wealth was Â£133 11s 1d. [2 sources]
1537: Dissolution - The priory was surveyed at the beginning of October 1536 and dissolved under the 1536 Act of Suppression on 19 February 1537.
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