Monastic Wales.

Event detail for site: Llandovery

c. 1165: Patronage

The Lord Ryhs assumed patronage of the priory.

When Rhys ap Gruffydd, prince of South Wales, regained control of this area in 1165/6 he acquired patronage of the priory.

People associated with this event

Rhys ap Gruffudd , prince of Deheubarth (patron)

Bibliographical sources

Printed sources

Cowley, F. G., The Monastic Order in South Wales 1066-1349 (Cardiff, 1977) p. 194

Other events in the history of this site

c.1110 (pre 1126)Foundation - Richard fitz Pons granted the church of his castle at Llandovery with two carucates of land to the monks of Great Malvern, Worcestershire, to establish a cell.  [2 sources]
c.1165Patronage - The Lord Ryhs assumed patronage of the priory. [1 sources]
c.1185Dissolution - Rhys ap Gruffudd of Deheubarth (the Lord Rhys) expelled the brethren on account of their misconduct. [3 sources]