Bullington Double Monastery
Community ID
 
987
 
Alternate Names
 
Bolyngton
 
Town
 
Lincoln
 
Diocese
 
Lincoln
 
Region
 
Lincolnshire
 
Modern Location
 
Bullington
 
Corporate Status
 
Prior
 
Dedication
 
S. Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1148-54
 
Date Terminated
 
1538
 
Religious Order
 
Gilbertine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Simon, son of William de Kyme.

 
Population Counts
 

There were 100 females and 50 males in 12th century; 15 females and 10 males in 1538. Thee were 10 canons in 1377, 8 in 1381, and also 2 lay-brothers.

 
Incorporated Communities
 

In 1189 Bullington incorporated Tunstall Double Monastery.

 
Dependent Communities
 

Sempringham

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Sempringham and Alexander de Crevequer

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

It received 18 sacks of wool annually and knights' fees.

 
Assets/Property
 

There is a considerable decline in income after 1348 because of depopulation in the parishes. In 1254 the income from spiritualities approximated 100 pounds and the income from temporalities amounted to 96 pounds. In 1291 the income from temporalities amounted to 111 pounds.

 
Income
 

In 1535 the community's net income was valued at over 158 pounds (Medieval Religious Houses in England and Wales, 171).

 
Litigations
 

It received 18 sacks of wool annually and knights' fees.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

British Library Harleian chartulary 52 H. 28.

 
Admin. Notes
 

Income-- 1254 : spirit :100 pounds / temp 96 pounds and in 1291 temp 111 pounds. Spiritualities and temporalities??
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Contributors
 
WRL Project, Ericka Swensson
 
Date Started
 
1148
 
Date Finished
 
1538
 
Length
 
1177