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1231


S Tyneside


Jarrow, ? Dominican Priory


Jarrow


NZ36NW


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Nunnery


Dominican Nunnery


Medieval


C13


Documentary Evidence


It is extremely doubtful if this priory ever really existed. There is only one known reference, in 1329, to the Friars Preachers of Jarrow, when Edward III pardoned them the sum of 12 marks. It is thought likely that this reference was to the priory at Yarm






<< HER 1231 >> M.E. Cornford in W. Page, ed. 1907, Religious Houses, Victoria County History, Durham, II, 110-11 M.D. Knowles & R.N.Hadcock, 1953, Medieval Religious Houses England and Wales, 185

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