St Katherine’s Hospital, Ledbury c.1230-1547


Joe Hillaby

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The history of St Katherine’s c. 1230-1547 is based on the remarkable collection of deeds, court rolls, rentals, accounts etc in the archives of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford cathedral.


  1. Foundation
  2. The Hospital Buildings: Evidence of the Inventory
  3. The Growth of an Estate: the Evidence of Deeds
  4. The Granges: Kempley, Weston & Yarkhill
  5. Ledbury with Eastnor Grange
  6. Manor Courts & Receipt Rolls: Estate Administration & Economy
  7. The Three Appropriated Churches
  8. The Early 14th Century: Relics, Patronage & Maladministration
  9. Stained Glass and the Reconstruction Programme c1335-40
  10. The Black Death and the Age of Crisis, 1349-97
  11. Prophet’s Reforms, 1398 and the Building of the Master’s House
  12. The 15th Century
  13. The Chapel’s Late Medieval Tiled Pavement
  14. The Age of Plunder: ‘the Boiling Flames of Purgatory extinguished

Appendix 1  1316 Inventory, including list of ‘relics … belonging to the Hospital’
Appendix 2  List of Masters of St Katherine’s

Paperback | 168 pages | 259 x 204 mm | 2003
b&w illustrations, maps
ISBN 978-1-904396-12-3
Ledbury & District Society in association with Logaston Press


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