Monastic Wales.

Event detail for site: Malpas

c. 1535: Wealth

According to the Valor Ecclesiasticus Malpas had an income of just £14.

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Valor ecclesiasticus temp. Henr. VIII. Auctoritate regia institutus, Record Commission. Great Britain, 6, vols, ed. John Caley and J. Hunter (London, 1810-1834, reprint 1976) vol. 1, p. 196

Medieval Religious Houses, England and Wales, ed. R. Neville Hadcock and David Knowles (Harlow, 1971) p. 97

Cowley, F. G., The Monastic Order in South Wales 1066-1349 (Cardiff, 1977) p. 274

Web links (open in new window)

Detail of Valor Ecclesiasticus (View website)

Archival sources

The National Archives, 'The Valor Ecclesiasticus', (Document), (View website)

Other events in the history of this site

c.1110Foundation - Founded c. 1110 and pre 1122.
While Winebald de Baeluns has traditionally been considered the founder of Malpas, it is now thought that Robert de Hay was responsible for the establishment of a priory here. [3 sources]
c.1291Wealth - According to the Taxatio of 1291 the priory had only fifty-five acres, twenty of which were arable; its spiritualities were valued at a mere £1 and its temporalities at £4 19s 8d.  [2 sources]
c.1300Patronage - Malpas was under the patronage of the de Clares / earls of Gloucester.  [1 sources]
1314Problems - The prior of Montacute admitted that problems had arisen at Malpas as a consequence of poor administration by the prior of Malpas. [2 sources]
1407Status - Malpas became a denizen cell. [1 sources]
c.1535Wealth - According to the Valor Ecclesiasticus Malpas had an income of just £14. [4 sources][1 archives]
1539 Dissolution - Malpas was surrendered on 20 March 1539, at the same time as Montecute. [2 sources]