1585

1585
The Conduit was regarded as a special ornament of the town, and whilst subscriptions were collected for its maintenance and repair, it was forbidden in 1585 to wash clothes, scour vessels, or cleanse “meats of beasts” or calves at this, the chief source of the water supply of the town.(7)

1585
The English Benedictins beyond the seas began to bestirre themselves for continuation of their order, Abbot Fecknam being dead, and there being but one left; viz., Father Sigebert Buckley, and therefore, before his death, provision was made of others to succeede. Nine were chosen: five in Valladolid, in Spaine, and foure in Rome; of which foure, one Father Anselme, of Manchester, was one.” (Fuller’s Eccles. Hist.)(7)

1585
Edward Rishton died at St. Manhew. He was, according to Fuller, born in Lancashire, and fled from Oxford to Douai, where he graduated M.A., and then went to the English College at Rome and was ordained in 1583. He came to his native country as a mission priest, and was imprisoned for three years. He caught the infection of plague in Lorraine, and carried it to St. Manhew, where he died.(7)