Friars, Friaries and the Reformation: The Dissolution of the Midlands Friaries in 1538-39

  title={Friars, Friaries and the Reformation: The Dissolution of the Midlands Friaries in 1538-39},
  author={Deirdre O’Sullivan},
  journal={Midland History},
  pages={190 - 204}
ABSTRACT The article examines the history and archaeology of the Dissolution of the mendicant friaries in the Midlands, against the background of changing attitudes to both friary communities and their buildings in the 1530s. There is a range of surviving sources for the process, which record details of friary properties and household contents. As the suppressions progressed, there was some limited discourse about the possible fate of these properties, but the outcome for the majority was the… Expand
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