Friaries
The Franciscan friars of Maidstone

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Victoria County History

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Willam Page (editor)

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1926

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'Friaries: The Franciscan friars of Maidstone', A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2 (1926), pp. 198. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38220 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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32. THE FRANCISCAN FRIARS OF MAIDSTONE

On 13 May, 1331, John atte Water obtained licence to alienate in mortmain to the minister and Friars Minors of England two messuages and six acres of land in Maidstone, to build an oratory and dwelling-place there. (fn. 94) The house was never founded.

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94 Pat. 5 Edw. III, pt. 1, m. 8; Inq. a.q.d. file 216, No. 2. Fr. a St. Clara (Chr. Davenport), Hist. Min. (Douai, 1665), 7, says the house was founded by Edw. III and his brother John earl of Cornwall (who died 1336).