S. James, Arundel
Community ID
 
801
 
Alternate Names
 
Leprous sisters of the church or chapel of S. James
 
Town
 
Arundel
 
Diocese
 
Chichester
 
Region
 
Sussex
 
Modern Location
 
Arundel
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
James
 
Date Founded
 
1196 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1459 or earlier
 
Foundation Information
 

Royal donation of more than 10 pounds per year to leprous men (see document 1, Pipe roll 1 Richard I, 1189), and more than nine pounds per year to leprous sisters.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Leprous sisters mentioned in 1196 and in 1262.

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

Church fathers John Fitz Alan (d. 1262)

 
Social Characteristics
 

Leprous sisters

 
Income
 

Royal donation from Richard I of more than 9 pounds per year in 1196. Also owned mills at Swanbourne in 1262.

 
Litigations
 

Church fathers John Fitz Alan (del 1262)

 
Early Documents
 

Pipe roll 7 Richard I (1196) and Calander Inquisition [?] PM (1262).

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1469 it became a residence for a hermit, then later it became Arundel College.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1196
 
Date Finished
 
1459
 
Length
 
664