Northampton
Community ID
 
900
 
Alternate Names
 
Sorores minores (1252)
 
Region
 
Northamptonshire
 
Modern Location
 
Northampton
 
Date Founded
 
1252 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1272 or later
 
Religious Order
 
Franciscan minoresses
 
Population Counts
 

There were 10 nuns here at about the time of the suppression; the abbess and 8 nuns were granted pensions.

 
Dependent Communities
 

Sewardsley

 
Assets/Property
 

From 1252-72 the sisters were provided with 5 tunics of russet every 2 years.

 
Income
 

In 1535 the community's net income amounted to over 119 pounds.

 
Early Documents
 

(1252)

 
Secondary Sources
  
Miscellaneous Information
 

According to Knowles and Hadcock, it is likely that the nuns moved to to London. (needs verification)

 
Admin. Notes
 

/ habits , foundation date little termination date

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1252
 
Date Finished
 
1272
 
Length
 
527