Woodstock
Community ID
 
1042
 
Alternate Names
 
Wodestock, S. Mary, Blessed Virgin and S. Mary Magdalene
 
Town
 
Oxford
 
Diocese
 
Lincoln
 
Region
 
Oxford
 
Modern Location
 
Woodstock
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary and S. Mary Magdalene
 
Date Founded
 
1235 or earlier
 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

no members known

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

King Henry III from the first document.

 
Assets/Property
 

Poverty is indicated by the fact that there was a royal donation of wood for fuel, as recorded in the first document.

 
Charitable/Work
 

The first document indicates that there were leperous sisters in the hospital.

 
Early Documents
 

The first document records the royal gift of wood for fuel to the sisters. (1235) Patent Rolls 15 Hen. III, m. 4; 16 Hen. III, m. 5.; and Patent Rolls 13 Edw. III, pt. i, m. 15.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

The foundation date is set before 1235 from the first known document, however, Knowles says only before 1339.

 
Admin. Notes
 

NMM become Saint M Virgin and Saint M Magd , (uncertain) / name became S. Mary Virgin and S. Mary Magdalene (uncertain)

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Contributors Notes
 

name became S. Mary Virgin and S. Mary Magdalene (uncertain)

 
Date Started
 
1235
 
Length
 
469