Event detail for site: Malpas
1539 : Dissolution
Malpas was surrendered on 20 March 1539, at the same time as Montecute.
Following the Dissolution the site was granted to Sir William Herbert.
The Heads of Religious Houses in England and Wales, III, 1377-1540, ed. David M. Smith (CUP: Cambridge, 2008) p. 243
Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic, of the reign of Henry VIII, 1509-47, 23 in 38 vols, ed. J.S. Brewer, R.H. Brodie and J. Gairdner (London, 1862- 1932) vol 14: 1, p. 225, no. 575
Other events in the history of this site
c.1110: Foundation - 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.1291: Wealth - 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 Â£1 and its temporalities at Â£4 19s 8d. [2 sources]
c.1300: Patronage - Malpas was under the patronage of the de Clares / earls of Gloucester. [1 sources]
1314: Problems - The prior of Montacute admitted that problems had arisen at Malpas as a consequence of poor administration by the prior of Malpas. [2 sources]
1407: Status - Malpas became a denizen cell. [1 sources]
c.1535: Wealth - According to the Valor Ecclesiasticus Malpas had an income of just Â£14. [4 sources][1 archives]
1539 : Dissolution - Malpas was surrendered on 20 March 1539, at the same time as Montecute. [2 sources]
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