Category Archives: Lucke

The search for Gregory Martin

In recent posts I’ve written about Thomas Lucke, the former Augustinian canon who was precentor of Michelham Priory, Sussex, until its suppression by Thomas Cromwell in 1537, and who was serving as a curate in the neighbouring parish of Litlington … Continue reading

Posted in Fowle, Lucke, Martin | 3 Comments

The Augustinian connection

We were in Vienna, Austria, for a few days last autumn, and on the Sunday morning we went to High Mass at the Augustinerkirche, which was once the parish church of the Habsburgs. The church is noted for its excellent … Continue reading

Posted in Ashburnham, Fowle, Lucke, Pattenden | Leave a comment

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

What happened to the monks and friars who were expelled from their 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

Posted in Byne, Fowle, Lucke, Maunser | Leave a comment