Brewood White Ladies
Community ID
 
1045
 
Alternate Names
 
White Ladies or Boscobel
 
Town
 
Coventry
 
Diocese
 
Coventry
 
Region
 
Salisbury
 
Modern Location
 
Brewood
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Dedication
 
S. Leonard
 
Date Founded
 
1100-1199 (12th century)
 
Date Terminated
 
1538
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Notable Heads
 

NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL (these two Joans might be the same person), NULL, NULL, NULL, NULL

 
Population Counts
 

There were 9 nuns in 1377, 5 in 1381, 6 in 1534 and 4 in 1538.

 
Income
 

In 1535 the community's net income was over 17 pounds.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Cartulary Haughmond (The Cartulary of Haughmond Abbey) 48, nos. 149, 151.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Powell erroneously thinks this community is a Cistercian foundation dating from Henry I. Oliva thinks founded before 1135.

 
Admin. Notes
 

mad 6/12/97
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Contributors
 
Marilyn Oliva
 
Date Started
 
1100
 
Date Finished
 
1538
 
Length
 
637