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)
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.1165: Patronage - The Lord Ryhs assumed patronage of the priory. [1 sources]
c.1185: Dissolution - Rhys ap Gruffudd of Deheubarth (the Lord Rhys) expelled the brethren on account of their misconduct. [3 sources]
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