Alice/Joan Higford/Hygford
ID:
 
324
 
Region:
 
WAR
 
Town:
 
COVENT
 
Communities:
  
Religious Titles:
 

Prioress of Henwood, appears 1535-36.

 
Religious Roles:
 

Nun

 
Orders:
 

Benedictine

 
Brief Profile:
 

Alice/Joan appears to be the last prioress of Henwood, she was granted a pension on December 3, 1536 of £3 6s. 8d. Records indicate that she was still living off this pension in 1553.

 
Manuscript sources:
 

British Library, Additional MS 8102
British Library, Augustinian Office, Misc. Books, 232

 
Contributor:
 
WRL Project
 
Community ID Global:
 
1070
 
Biography ID Global:
 
605