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Martin Heale

Every monastery had an official patron, the legal (and sometimes hereditary) descendant of its first founder, with particular rights and responsibilities regarding the house. In return for prayers, hospitality and perhaps some say in the monastery’s affairs, the patron was expected to provide protection and support at times of need. Although many houses found

in Monasticism in late medieval England, c. 1300–1535