Category Archives: Byne

What became of the monks and friars expelled from their monasteries?

What happenedĀ to the monks and friars who were expelled from theirĀ monasteries and other religious foundations when they were suppressed by Henry VIII? Earlier this year I wrote about Bartholomew Fowle alias Lynsted, the last prior of St Mary Overy, Southwark, … Continue reading

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Helen Langworth and Nathaniel Spurrett

In my post about the Langworth family, I noted that at least two of the daughters of Dr John Langworth (d. 1613), the cleric and poet described by at least one source as a church papist, married into Catholic families. … Continue reading

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