East View of Halesowen Abbey in Salop
Source: Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, Views of Ruins of Castles & Abbeys in England, Part 2, 1726-1739 (nd), Arts, Languages and Literature, Birmingham Central Library.
Text: Taken from the original source
HALES or HALES OWEN, was founded by Peter de Rupibus Bishop of Winchester (who was also Lord Chief Justice) K. John having in the 16th year of his Reign given him for this purpose, the Manor and Advowson of the Church of Hales. It was a Monastery of the Premonstratensian Order, their estate was confirmed to them by K. Hen. III. It receiv’d after this many additional Benefactions from several Bishops and others – The present Owner is Sr. Thos. Littleton Bart.
S & N Buck Delin. et. Sculpt. 1731. An. Val. £280. 13s. 2d. Dugd. 337. 15. 6. Speed.« Previous in this sectionNext in this section »