By Janet Burton, Karen Stöber
This quantity is a complete, richly illustrated consultant to the non secular homes of Wales from the 12th during the 16th centuries. It deals an intensive advent to the historical past of monastic orders in Wales, together with the Benedictines, Cluniacs, Cistercians, and so on moreover, it presents special bills of virtually sixty communes of non secular women and men. Descriptions of the extant continues to be of the structures, in addition to maps, floor plans, and vacationer details make this not only a piece of scholarship, yet an essential consultant for pilgrims in addition.
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The Knights Templar were founded to offer protection to those on the road, while the Knights Hospitaller provided shelter and accommodation. Both groups were sustained, and their activities financed, by grants of land in the West, and it was because the Knights had to transport money and goods across Europe and beyond that they ultimately became the first international bankers. The two orders became great landowners, and in every country in which they acquired lands they set up small preceptories or commanderies to administer their estates.
The abbeys of Whitland, Margam, and Tintern, and Basingwerk in the north, all reported from time to time the presence of Irish abbots who stayed there during the course of their journey to Burgundy. It is clear that they sometimes overstayed their welcome, leading the General Chapter to issue instructions limiting the length of their stay. Visiting abbots would not be accommodated in the guest house but in the abbot’s lodgings. That monastic hospitality was highly valued by lay folk, and could indeed be lavish, is the impression we get from the poetry of later medieval Welsh bards like INTRODUCTION 23 Guto’r Glyn, Gutun Owain, or Tudur Aled.
Rhedynog Felen was retained as a grange of the abbey. The most significant benefactor was Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, Llywelyn Fawr (d. 1240), who took the habit at the abbey and was buried there. His stone coffin may now be seen in Llanrwst church. Llywelyn’s second son and successor, Dafydd, was also buried at the abbey (1246) and two years later the abbots of Aberconwy and the mother house of Strata Florida journeyed to London to ask King Henry III for the body of Llywelyn’s elder son, Gruffudd, who had been killed while trying to escape from the Tower of London.
Abbeys and Priories of Medieval Wales by Janet Burton, Karen Stöber