Hornby Priory

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Hornby Priory
Hornby Priory is located in Lancashire
Hornby Priory
Location within Lancashire
Monastery information
Order Premonstratensian
Mother house Croxton Abbey
Dedicated to Wilfrid
People
Founder(s) De Montbegon family
Site
Coordinates 54°06′47″N 2°38′12″W / 54.112956°N 2.636805°W / 54.112956; -2.636805
Grid reference SD584684

Hornby Priory was an English Premonstratensian monastic house in Hornby, Lancashire.[1] Dedicated to St Wilfrid, the priory was a dependent cell of Croxton Abbey in Leicestershire. It was probably founded by Roger de Montbegon of Hornby, otherwise his father Adam or grandfather Roger.[1]

In 1544 Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Monteagle and Henry Croft bought the site of Hornby Priory.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Farrer & Brownbill (1908), pp. 160–161
  2. ^ Haigh (1969), p. 131

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Coordinates: 54°06′47″N 2°38′12″W / 54.112956°N 2.636805°W / 54.112956; -2.636805 (Hornby Priory (approx. loc.))