Evesham
Community ID
 
837
 
Town
 
Worcester
 
Diocese
 
Worcester
 
Region
 
Worcestershire
 
Modern Location
 
Evesham
 
Date Founded
 
1086 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of nuns was attached to the great Benedictine male monastery, Evesham, that existed from about 989 to 1539.

 
Population Counts
 

Five nuns served in almonry in 1086.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Foot argues that the reference to the five women who were attached to the abbey during the abbacy of Robert might be better dated to the 12th century (Veiled Women, vol 2, 83-84).

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1086
 
Length
 
370