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Benefice of CAISTER-ON-SEA

(NW.NW.FL.10) variants

This figure is the total assessed value of the benefice. Note that for a cathedral church a zero figure is given because its assessed value is derived from a number of holdings which are listed elsewhere in the taxatio text.

     Assessment for tax:
£ 21. 0s. 0d.

This section gives the modern name of the benefice together with the church dedication and the Ordnance Survey grid reference of the church (click the grid reference to locate the church building on Google Maps). Constituent parts of the benefice, such as vicarage, or any dependent chapels, pensions, portions and prebends, with their values, are also listed here.

     Benefice details:
TG519122 ded: HOLY TRINITY
ST BENET OF HULME ABBEY, NORF., ABBOT £ 1. 0s. 0d. (portion)
CAISTER ST JOHN     (dependent chapel)

This section shows the patronage status of the benefice in 1291-2, the date of the taxatio, as much as can be found in contemporary or near-contemporary sources. The line includes the type of patronage: ecclesiastical, monastic or secular; the name of the patron; and for monastic patrons, the order of their religious house. If the patronage is ecclesiastical or monastic, then it may be an appropriated church. This is shown by the "If Appropriated" line below.

secular, Hugh Bardolf 2     

This section displays the Latin text of the new edition of the taxatio based on the best sources available. Each line lists a taxable item and its assessed value in pounds, shillings and pence. Immediately below this figure is its equivalent value in medieval marks (NB.1mark=13s4d.) Click on the source button at the end of the item to see the full source reference for it.

     Full entry:
Ecclesia de Castr' Sancte Trinitatis cum capella et vicaria preter portionem     
£ 20. 0s. 0d.
Portio abbatis Sancti Benedicti in eadem ecclesia     
£ 1. 0s. 0d.

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1 There was a free chapel, chantry or college of Castor Hall dedicated to St John, first founded by Robert de Castre in 1280. The church was on the bank and almost devoured by the sea and so it was removed to Caister Manor in the 15th century.     
2 The status of the vicarage is not clear. It was perhaps consolidated to the church or perhaps appointed to by the rector, though there are no recorded presentations (TannerIndex 149).     

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