Eccles
Community ID
 
1080
 
Diocese
 
S. Andrew
 
Region
 
Berkshire
 
Modern Location
 
Eccles
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1156 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1609
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian (needs verification)
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Earl Gospatrick (needs verification); Derdere, Countess of March (needs verification); King David II (needs verification)

 
Visitations
 

The church of Eccles with 3 chapels was conferred [?] in the episcoptate [?] of S. Andrews in 1250 (needs verification).

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

There were masters & lay brothers after 1209-1268. The community was threatened by fire in 1523 / 1543[?].

 
Early Documents
 

[1] master of brother ref (1209)
[2] episcopal confirmation (1250)

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Originally probably the second community of nuns at this location; thus, earlier foundation was around 1145.

 
Admin. Notes
 

order:BCIS Benedictine/ Cistercian?

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1156
 
Date Finished
 
1609
 
Length
 
649