Friaries: The Franciscan friars of Maidstone

A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1926.

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'Friaries: The Franciscan friars of Maidstone', A History of the County of Kent: Volume 2, (London, 1926), pp. 198. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/kent/vol2/p198 [accessed 17 June 2024].

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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. 1) The house was never founded.

Footnotes

  • 1. 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).