GrĂ¡ine
Community ID
 
1128
 
Alternate Names
 
Granyd / nuns' monastery of Tane / Graney
 
Diocese
 
Dublin
 
Region
 
Kildare
 
Modern Location
 
Graney in south of co. Kildare, near Castledermot / in deaconry of Omorthi
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory / Abbey before 1476
 
Dedication
 
Saint Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1200 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1539 (7 Feb)
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian (Arrouasian)
 
Foundation Information
 

Walter I de Riddlesford

 
Notable Heads
 

Margery, prioress 1409 / Egidia Wale, last abbess

 
Visitations
 

Charter of confirmation by Innocent III 1207

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

several

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

Charter of Confirmation by K. John 1207

 
Assets/Property
 

1540 valued at 73 pounds, 13 shillings, 4 pence gross, 67 pounds net, not including acreage / possessions included 100 messuages and 20 carucates of land

 
Charitable/Work
 

1409 granted permission by Henry IV to converse with, shelter and give or sell provisions or clothing to Irish enemies and English rebels by whom convent was surrounded on all sides

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
R. Eickwort
 
Date Started
 
1200
 
Date Finished
 
1539
 
Length
 
559