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Encyclopedia > Abbeys and priories in England

Abbeys and priories in England is a link page for any abbey, priory, friary or other monastic religious house in England. An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... A priory is an ecclesiastical circumscription run by a prior. ... Buddhist monastery near Tibet A monastery is the habitation of monks. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK...

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Abbreviations and Key

The sites listed are ruins unless indicated thus:-
* indicates current monastic function
+ indicates current non-monastic ecclesiastic function
^ indicates current non-ecclesiastic function
# indicates no identifiable trace of the monastic foundation remains
~ indicates exact site of monastic foundation unknown
Trusteeship denoted as follows:-
NT National Trust
EH English Heritage
LT Landmark Trust
Other abbreviations
trns transferred
rmv removed
c. circa (about)
ante before
post after

The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... The Landmark Trust is a British charity that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural importance and gives them a new life by making them available to stay in for holidays. ...

Bedfordshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beadlow Priory Benedictine monks 12thC Beaulieu Priory
Greyfriars, Bedford Franciscan 1238
Bushmead Priory Augustinian 1195-1536, mansion built on site (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Bushmead
Caldwell Priory Augustinian 1153-1536 Cauldwell Priory
Chicksands Priory Gilbertine monks and nuns 1147-1538, then private house, now in grounds of Military base
Dunstable Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1131 (or ante1125?)-1540, part of church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Peter, Dunstable
Elstow Abbey+ Benedictine nuns 1078-1539, part now in use as parish church The Abbey Church of Saint Mary and Saint Helena, Elstow
Grovebury Priory, Leighton Buzzard Benedictine (a cell of Fontévrault) post1189-1414, farmhouse built on suite La Grave Priory
Harrold Priory Augustinian nuns 1138-dissolution, site occupied by farmhouse and a mansion named 'Harrold Hall'
Markyate Priory Benedictine nuns 1145-1566, site now occupied by a manor house named 'Markyate Cell' built on priory remains
Melchbourne Priory Knights Hospitaller
Newnham Priory Augustinian (from the collegiate church of St. Paul, Bedford) 1247-1539/1541
Old Warden Abbey Cistercian 1136-1538, Elizabethan house built on site Warden Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint Leonard, Old Warden
Turvey Abbey* As of 2005 in use Priory of Our Lady of Peace (Benedictine nuns)
Monastery of Christ our Saviour
Woburn Abbey# Cistercian (from Fountains) 1145-1538, site now occupied by a mansion, estate and safari park The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Woburn

Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Beadlow Priory is a monastic foundation established in the early 12th century for Benedictine monks in Beadlow, Bedfordshire, England about 10 km south of Bedford. ... Events In the Iberian peninsula, James I of Aragon captures the city of Valencia September 28 from the Moors; the Moors retreat to Granada. ... The Priory of St. ... Events Priory of St Marys, Bushmead, founded. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The Priory of St. ... Events January 6 - Henry of Anjou arrives in England. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Chicksands was a Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England (but not an airfield). ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Chicksands was a Royal Air Force station in Bedfordshire, England (but not an airfield). ... Events May 9 - Tintern Abbey is founded. ... Events May 23 - Lothair of Saxony becomes Holy Roman Emperor on the death of Henry V. War ends between Toulouse and Provence. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Events Romanesque church begun at Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain Anselm of Canterbury becomes abbot of Le Bec William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower to be built Births Deaths Categories: 1078 ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events January 21 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade September 3- Richard I of England is crowned as king of England. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Events Robert Warelwast becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events Pope Lucius II is succeeded by Pope Eugene III Nur ad-Din ascends to power in Syria Construction begins on Notre-Dame dChartres in Chartres, France Korean historian Kim Pusik compiled the historical text Samguk Sagi. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... Events Shams ad-Din disappears resulting in Jalal Uddin Rumi writing 30,000 verses of poetry about his disappearance. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... Events Completion of the Saint Denis Basilica in Paris Peter Abelard writes the Historia Calamitatum, detailing his relationship with Heloise People of Novgorod rebel against the hereditary prince Vsevolod and depose him Births Amalric I of Jerusalem William of Newburgh, English historian (died 1198) Deaths November 15 - Margrave Leopold III... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Saint Leonard may refer to: Saint Leonard of Blakemore Saint Leonard of Noblac Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada Saint-Léonard, Quebec, Canada Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel, Quebec, Canada See also St Leonards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Turvey Abbey in the village of Turvey in the English county of Bedfordshire. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The west front of Woburn Abbey, as seen approaching the house Woburn Abbey, the seat of the head of the Russell Family, the Duke of Bedford, was a sad half-demolished, half-derelict house in 1953 after the death of the heavily indebted 12th Duke. ... Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire is a Cistercian monastery first founded A.D. 1132. ... Events Pope Lucius II is succeeded by Pope Eugene III Nur ad-Din ascends to power in Syria Construction begins on Notre-Dame dChartres in Chartres, France Korean historian Kim Pusik compiled the historical text Samguk Sagi. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The west front of Woburn Abbey, as seen approaching the house Woburn Abbey, the seat of the head of the Russell Family, the Duke of Bedford, was a sad half-demolished, half-derelict house in 1953 after the death of the heavily indebted 12th Duke. ...

Berkshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Helenstowe nunnery, Abingdon Nuns c.675, site now occupied by St. Helen's Church The Church of the Holy Cross and Saint Helen, Helenstowe
Ascot Priory Benedictine monks (a cell of St. Nicholas at Angiers) -1416, nuns (from St. Mary de Pré nr. St Albans) 1416-dissolution
Bisham Abbey Knights Templar preceptory 1260-1307, Augustinian priory 1337-1536, Benedictine abbey 1537-1538, demolished, site now headquarters of the National Sports Council
Bromhall Priory#, Sunningdale Benedictine nuns 12thC-1535
Douai Abbey*, Woolhampton Benedictine (rmv from Douai), 1903-present The Abbey Church of Saint Edmund, King and Martyr, Upper Woolhampton
Greenham Preceptory~ Knights Hospitaller 1199
Hurley Priory+ Benedictine 1065, part of church now in parochial use The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hurley
Poughley Priory^ Augustinian c.1160-1524, remains now incorporated into farmhouse
Reading Abbey Cluniac 1121, Benedictine 13thC-1539, quarried and dismantled c.1550-1643
Greyfriars, Reading Franciscan 1285
Sandleford Priory^ Augustinian c.1200, now an Anglican Convent School
Steventon Priory Benedictine, now in private ownership with public access by appointment (NT)
Stratfield Priory Benedictine
Thatcham Minster Anglo-Saxon minster, early 7thC, now St. Mary's parish church
Warfield Priory Benedictine, 1397
Welford Abbey Premonstratensian
Welford Priory Augustinian, 1150-1525?, site now occupied by RAF Welford airforce base The Priory Church of Saint Margaret, Welford

Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ... Events The abbey of Abingdon, England is founded Aldhelm made abbot Aethelred succeeds his brother Wulfhere as king of Mercia Births Deaths Wulfhere, king of Japan - Temmu Emperor of Japan (672-686) Categories: 675 ... The traditional form of the Christian cross, known as the Latin cross The Christian cross is a familiar religious symbol of most Christianity. ... St. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Early History Bisham Abbey in Berkshire was had its origins in a preceptory built about 1260 for the Knights Templars. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan Emperor Kameyama ascends to the throne of Japan September 3 - Mongols defeated by Mameluks at Battle of Ain Jalut Samogatians and Curonians defeats Teutonic knights in Battle of Durbe Births Maximus Planudes, Byzantine grammarian and theologian Deaths Monarchs/Presidents... Events July - The Knights Hospitaller begin their conquest of Rhodes. ... Events March 17 - Edward, the Black Prince is created Duke of Cornwall, becoming the first English Duke Beginning of the Hundred Years War between France and England Bisham Priory founded Scaligeri family loses control of Padua; Alberto della Scala, music patron of the Italian trecento, moves to Verona Births Louis... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Edmund the Martyr (circa 840 - November 20, 870) was a King of East Anglia. ... Events John Lackland, becomes King of England Births Isobel of Huntingdon (d. ... Events December 28 - Westminster Abbey is consecrated. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Reading Abbey Reading Abbey is a large, ruined abbey in Reading, Berkshire, founded by Henry I in 1121 for the salvation of my soul, and the souls of King William, my father, and of King William, my brother, and Queen Maud, my wife, and all my ancestors and successors. // History... Events Concordat of Worms condemns Pierre Abélards writings on the Holy Trinity. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Events University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France The Kanem-Bornu Empire was established in northern Africa around the year 1200 Mongol victory over Northern China — 30,000,000 killed Births Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (died 1265) Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (died... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Events February 10 - John Beaufort becomes Earl of Somerset. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Several Saints Margaret exist: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Saint Margaret of Cortona Saint Margaret of England Saint Margaret of Scotland Saint Margaret the Virgin Saint Margaret the Widow Saint Margaret of the Árpád dynasty (1242–1270) See also Margaret Sainte-Marguerite This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which...

Bristol

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Black Friary, Bristol Dominican 1227/8-1538, then The Friars Quaker meeting house, now Bristol Register Office
St James' Priory, Bristol Benedictine 1120s The Priory Church of Saint James, Bristol
Bristol Cathedral Abbey+ Augustinian Canons 1140-1538/9, diocesan cathedral 1542-present The Abbey Church of Saint Augustine, Bristol
The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Bristol

Bristol is a unitary authority with city and ceremonial county status in South West England. ... Events Henry III of England declares himself of age and assumes power Births September 30 - Pope Nicholas IV Deaths March 18 - Pope Honorius III (b. ... Events The Sixth Crusade is launched by Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, after delays due to sickness and an excommunication from Pope Gregory IX. Conrad IV of Germany becomes titular King of Jerusalem, with Frederick II as regent. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... St James Priory is a Grade I listed building in Horsefair, Whitson Street, Bristol. ... Events Welcher of Malvern creates a system of measurement for the earth using degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude. ... Saint James can refer to the following: Several men mentioned in the New Testament, whose various epithets and euphemisms cause some uncertainties: James, son of Zebedee, an apostle, brother of John the Apostle; also called Saint James the Great. ... St James Priory is a Grade I listed building in Horsefair, Whitson Street, Bristol. ... The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is the Anglican cathedral in the English city of Bristol and is commonly known as Bristol Cathedral. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... Augustine of Canterbury (birth unknown, died May 26, 604) was the first Archbishop of Canterbury, sent to Ethelbert of Kent, Bretwalda of England by Pope Gregory the Great in 597. ... The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is the Anglican cathedral in the English city of Bristol and is commonly known as Bristol Cathedral. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is the Anglican cathedral in the English city of Bristol and is commonly known as Bristol Cathedral. ...

Buckinghamshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ankerwycke Priory, Wraysbury Benedictine nuns 12thC Ankerwick Priory
Biddlesden Abbey# Cistercian from Garendon 1147-1538, remains demolished c.1727, site now occupied by private house named 'Biddlesden Park' Biddlesdon Abbey
Bradwell Priory Benedictine 1155-1526, now in private ownership
Bulstrode Preceptory Knights Templar
Burnham Abbey Augustinian nuns 1266
Chetwode Priory+ Augustinian 1244-1460, annexed to Notley, part of priory church now in parochial use
Lavendon Abbey Premonstratensian/Benedictine -1547, site now occupied by house named 'Lavendon Grange' (once the home of relatives of Sir Isaac Newton)
Little Marlow Priory Benedictine nuns 14thC
Medmenham Abbey Cistercian (from Woburn Abbey) 1201/4-1547, converted into a manor house
Great Missenden Abbey Augustinian/Arroasian 1133-1538, now a residential college Missenden Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Great Missenden
Muresley Priory, nr Ivinghoe Benedictine nuns ante1135
Newton Longville Priory Cluniac c.1150-1442, granted to New College, Oxford, 1442, manor house built on site from priory remains 1550
Notley Abbey^ Augustinian 1162-1542, site now occupied by a private house without public access
Ravenstone Priory Augustinian 1255-1544
Snelshall Priory Benedictine 12thC-1535
Tickford Priory Benedictine-Cluniac 1140-1524 Newport Pagnel Priory
Wing Priory 7thC
Wycombe Abbey

Map of Bucks (1904) Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is a county in South East England. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events June 11 - George, Prince of Wales becomes King George II of Great Britain. ... Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Events Sultan Malik al-Muattam razes city walls. ... Events The first Portuguese navigators reach the coast of modern Sierra Leone. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... Sir Isaac Newton, PRS, (4 January [O.S. 25 December 1642] 1643 – 31 March [O.S. 20 March] 1727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, inventor and natural philosopher who is generally regarded as one of the most influential scientists in history. ... Medmenham is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... The west front of Woburn Abbey, as seen approaching the house Woburn Abbey, the seat of the head of the Russell Family, the Duke of Bedford, was a sad half-demolished, half-derelict house in 1953 after the death of the heavily indebted 12th Duke. ... // Events The town of Riga was chartered as a city. ... // Events February - Byzantine emperor Alexius IV is overthrown in a revolution, and Alexius V is proclaimed emperor. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... Events Geoffrey of Monmouth produces the Historia Regum Britanniae Durham Cathedral is completed Construction of Exeter Cathedral begun June 4 - Lothair III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Innocent II Births March 5 - King Henry II of England (died 1189) Honen Shonin, Japanese founder of Pure Land Buddhism (died 1212... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events The community of Rauma, Finland was granted its town rights. ... Events The community of Rauma, Finland was granted its town rights. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... // Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ... Events Königsberg was founded Births Emperor Albert I of Germany, in July Deaths Monarchs/Presidents Aragon - James I King of Aragon and count of Barcelona (reigned from 1213 to 1276) Categories: 1255 ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Wycombe Abbey is an independent boarding school in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. ...

Cambridgeshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Anglesey Priory, Lode Augustinian 1135-1535, remains incorporated into private house named 'Anglesey Abbey' 1591, (NT) The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin and Saint Nicholas
Barnwell Priory Augustinian Canons (from St. Giles, Castle Hill, Lode) 1112-1538
Barnwell Priory Abbey built adjacent to Priory Church (above), not a monastic foundation, in use as a parish church The Abbey Church The Church of Saint Andrew-the-Less, Barnwell
Buckden Abbey Elizabethan mansion
Augustinian Friary, Cambridge Augustinian 1092, trns to Barnwell 1112
Black Friary, Cambridge Dominican c.1258
Blackfriars, Cambridge* Dominican 1938-present
Chatteris Abbey Benedictine nuns c.980-1536
Chippenham Preceptory Knights Hospitaller (under Clerkenwell) 1184
Denny Abbey Benedictine priory (a cell of Ely) 1159, Knights Templar preceptory 1169, then Franciscan nuns, 1308-1536, currently part of the Farmland Museum (EH) Denney Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint James and Saint Leonard, Denny
Duxford Preceptory Knights Templar 1273
Ely Cathedral Priory+ ?nuns/double monastery c.673, secular canons 9thC, Benedictine 970-1540, diocesan cathedral 1109-present The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Etheldreda

The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity and Saint Etheldreda Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... A lode is the metalliferous ore that fills a fissure in a rock or a vein of ore deposited between layers of rock. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Events June - Capture of Zutphen by the Dutch under Maurice of Nassau. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Saint Nicholas, also known as Nikolaus in Germany and Sinterklaas (a contracted form of Sint Nicolaas) in the Netherlands and Flanders, is the common name for the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Anatolia, (now in modern Turkey) and had a reputation for secret gift... Events The people of Laon, France, proclaim a commune and murder their bishop Salzwedel, Germany is founded The German state of Baden is founded Afonso I becomes Count of Portugal Otto of Ballenstedt is made Duke of Saxony by Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor Births Deaths October 5 - Sigebert of... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, was born at Bethsaida on the Lake of Galilee. ... Look up the in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Less is a grammatical particle in the English language, functioning as an adverb that modifies comparatives. ... Events May 9 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. ... Events The people of Laon, France, proclaim a commune and murder their bishop Salzwedel, Germany is founded The German state of Baden is founded Afonso I becomes Count of Portugal Otto of Ballenstedt is made Duke of Saxony by Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor Births Deaths October 5 - Sigebert of... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Events Births Emperor Ichijo of Japan Humbert I of Savoy Avicenna Godiva, Countess of Mercia Deaths Categories: 980 ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... // Events Abbeville receives its commercial charter. ... Denny Abbey is a former abbey near Waterbeach, six miles (10 km) north of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, England. ... Front of Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. ... Events In the Roman Catholic Church, Cardinals are given the right of election of the Pope. ... Events Nur ad-Din invades Egypt, and his nephew Saladin becomes the sultan over the territory conquered by Nur ad-Din. ... Events Henry VII is elected as king of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Saint James can refer to the following: Several men mentioned in the New Testament, whose various epithets and euphemisms cause some uncertainties: James, son of Zebedee, an apostle, brother of John the Apostle; also called Saint James the Great. ... Saint Leonard may refer to: Saint Leonard of Blakemore Saint Leonard of Noblac Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada Saint-Léonard, Quebec, Canada Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel, Quebec, Canada See also St Leonards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Denny Abbey is a former abbey near Waterbeach, six miles (10 km) north of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, England. ... For broader historical context, see 1270s and 13th century. ... Front of Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. ... Events Hlothhere becomes king of Kent Maelduin becomes King of Dalriada Foundation of Ely, England Births Bede, English monk, writer and historian (or 672) Deaths Childeric II, Frankish king of Austrasia, Neustria and Burgundy Domangart II, King of Dalriada General Kim Yu-shin of Silla Heads of states Japan - Temmu... Events Major volcano eruption in Mashu Japan Devastating decade long famine begins in France Byzantine Emperor John I successfully defends the Eastern Roman Empire from massive barbarian invasion Construction completed on Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, worlds oldest Islamic university Births Leif Ericson, Norse explorer Seyyed Razi, important Muslim... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events Battle of Naklo Battle of Hundsfeld Fulk of Jerusalem becomes count of Anjou Alfonso I of Aragon marries Urraca of Castile Crusaders capture Tripoli Anselm of Laon becomes chancellor of Laon Births July 25 - Afonso, first king of Portugal Deaths Alfonso VI of Castile Anselm of Canterbury, philosopher and... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Æthelthryth (also Etheldreda, Ediltrudis, Audrey or Awdrey) (c. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Æthelthryth (also Etheldreda, Ediltrudis, Audrey or Awdrey) (c. ...

Fordham Priory# Gilbertine ante1227, site now occupied by private house named 'Fordham Abbey' The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Mary Magdalene, Fordham
Great Wilbraham Preceptory Knights Templar 13thC
Isleham Priory Benedictine 1086-1414, granted to Pembroke College, Cambridge which converted the church into a barn and demolished monastery (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Margaret, Isleham
Hinchinbrook Priory Benedictine nuns, site now occupied by Hinchinbrooke House
Ickleton Abbey Cistercian, remains now part of The Hovells manor
Ickleton Priory Benedictine nuns 1190, now on site of Abbey Farm
Linton Priory (confusion with Linton, N.Yorks?)
Marmont Priory
Peterborough Cathedral Abbey+ c.655, Benedictine c.966-1539, diocesan cathedral 1540-present The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, Peterborough
Ramsey Abbey Benedictine 969-1539 (NT)
St Ives Priory Benedictine (from Ramsay Abbey) 1017-dissolution, house built on site
St Neots Priory Benedictine cell of Ely 974, cell of Bec 1113-dissolution The Priory Church of Saint Neot, St Neots
Sawtry Abbey Cistercian (from Warden Abbey) 1147-1536 Sawtrey Abbey
Shingay Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Spinney Abbey Augustinian, founded between 1216 and 1228, absorbed into Ely 1449. Site now occupied by a house and farm. Spinney Priory; Priory of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Stonely Priory Augustinian c.1180 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Stonely
Swaffham Bulbeck Priory Benedictine nuns Swaffham Nunnery The Nunnery of Saint Mary, Swaffham
Swavesey Priory Benedictine, a private residence named 'The Priory' is supposedly situated on or near the site
Thorney Abbey+ anchorites or hermits -ante972, Benedictine monks 972-1539, church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Botulph, Thorney
Waterbeach Abbey Benedictine

Events Henry III of England declares himself of age and assumes power Births September 30 - Pope Nicholas IV Deaths March 18 - Pope Honorius III (b. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... Great & Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire. ... Events Domesday Book is completed in England Emperor Shirakawa of Japan starts his cloistered rule Imam Ali Mosque is rebuilt by the Seljuk Malik Shah I after being destroyed by fire. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Several Saints Margaret exist: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Saint Margaret of Cortona Saint Margaret of England Saint Margaret of Scotland Saint Margaret the Virgin Saint Margaret the Widow Saint Margaret of the Árpád dynasty (1242–1270) See also Margaret Sainte-Marguerite This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Events March 16 - Massacre and mass-suicide of the Jews of York, England prompted by Crusaders and Richard Malebys kill 150-500 Jews in Cliffords Tower June 10 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. ... Peterborough Cathedral from the south east, circa 1898 Peterborough Cathedral - west prospect in the seventeenth century Peterborough Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, and is very unusual amongst medieval cathedrals in Great Britain because of its triple front (dominated by the statues of the three... Events November 15 - Northumbrian king Oswiu defeats the pagan Mercian king Penda in the Battle of Winwaed Empress Saimei ascends to the throne of Japan. ... Events April 14 or April 30 - Mieszko I, first duke of Poland, baptised a Christian Births Fujiwara no Michinaga, Japanese regent Deaths King Dubh I of Scotland Categories: 966 ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, was born at Bethsaida on the Lake of Galilee. ... Peterborough Cathedral from the south east, circa 1898 Peterborough Cathedral - west prospect in the seventeenth century Peterborough Cathedral is dedicated to Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Andrew, and is very unusual amongst medieval cathedrals in Great Britain because of its triple front (dominated by the statues of the three... Ramsey Abbey is a ruined abbey, near Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, south east of Peterborough and north of Huntingdon. ... Events December 11 - John I becomes Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Events Canute the Great is acclaimed king of England. ... St Neots Priory was built in Saxon times beside the River Great Ouse in the English county of Huntingdon. ... Front of Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral (in full, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely) is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. ... Events Antipope Boniface VII succeeds Pope Benedict VI. The Byzantine Empire retakes Syria including Aleppo from the Abbasids. ... The Abbey of Bec (French: Abbaye Notre-Dame du Bec) in Le Bec-Hellouin, Normandy, France, is a Benedictine monastic foundation in the Eure département, in a valley, midway between the cities of Rouen and Le Havre. ... Events Pierre Abélard opens his school in Paris End of Kyanzitthas reign in Myanmar Alaungsithus reign begins in Myanmar Suryavarman Is reign begins in the Khmer Empire Bridlington Priory founded Births August 24 - Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou (died 1151) Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona... St Neot was born in Saxon times, living as a monk in Cornwall, England most of his life. ... St Neots Priory was built in Saxon times beside the River Great Ouse in the English county of Huntingdon. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... The new house at Spinney Abbey, 2004 Spinney Abbey, also formerly known as Spinney Priory, is a house and farm on the site of a former monastic foundation close to the village of Wicken, on the edge of the fens in Cambridgeshire, England. ... Events Prince Louis of France, the future King Louis VIII, invades England in the First Barons War Henry III becomes King of England. ... Events The Sixth Crusade is launched by Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, after delays due to sickness and an excommunication from Pope Gregory IX. Conrad IV of Germany becomes titular King of Jerusalem, with Frederick II as regent. ... Events January 6 - Constantine XI is crowned Byzantine Emperor. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Otto II marries Theophanu, Byzantine princess. ... Events Otto II marries Theophanu, Byzantine princess. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Botolph or Botulph (died circa 680, pronounced with emphasis on the first syllable) was an English abbot and saint. ...

Cheshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Chester Cathedral Priory+ ?Nuns -875, secular canons post907, Benedictine 1092-1540, diocesan cathedral 1541-present The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Chester (-875)

The Abbey Church of Saint Werburgh, Chester The Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chester (1541) This article is about the English county. ... Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, mother church for the Diocese of Chester, north-west England. ... Events December 29 - Charles the Bald, king of west Danes capture Lindisfarne and arrive in Cambridge. ... Events Oleg leads Kievan Rus in a campaign against Constantinople Yelü Abaoji establishes Liao (Khitan) dynasty Births Deaths Categories: 907 ... Events May 9 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, mother church for the Diocese of Chester, north-west England. ... Events December 29 - Charles the Bald, king of west Danes capture Lindisfarne and arrive in Cambridge. ... Werburgh (also known as Werburga) (d. ... Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, mother church for the Diocese of Chester, north-west England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral, mother church for the Diocese of Chester, north-west England. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ...

St. John the Baptist, Chester c.906?, secular canons -1547, diocesan cathedral 1072/5-1102 The Abbey Church of Saint John the Baptist, Chester

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Baptist, Chester 1072/5-1102 Events Births Deaths Categories: 906 ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... Events William I of England invades Scotland, and also receives the submission of Hereward the Wake. ... Events Revolt of the Earls. ... Events Valencia is captured by the Almoravids. ... John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or John the Dipper) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. ... John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or John the Dipper) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. ... Events William I of England invades Scotland, and also receives the submission of Hereward the Wake. ... Events Revolt of the Earls. ... Events Valencia is captured by the Almoravids. ...

Combermere Abbey Savignac from Savigny 1133-1147, Cistercian 1147-1538 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary and Saint Michael, Combermere
Curzon Park Abbey*, Chester Benedictine nuns trns from Talacre 1988 The Abbey Church of Our Lady Help of Christians, Curzon Park, Chester
Norton Priory Augustinian trns from Runcorn 1134-1536, Abbey 1391 part converted into private mansion 1545, demolished 1828, now in ownership of Norton Priory Museum Trust open to public as a museum
Runcorn Priory~ Augustinian 1115-1134 trns to Norton, poss. on site now occupied by All Saints parish church

Events Geoffrey of Monmouth produces the Historia Regum Britanniae Durham Cathedral is completed Construction of Exeter Cathedral begun June 4 - Lothair III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Innocent II Births March 5 - King Henry II of England (died 1189) Honen Shonin, Japanese founder of Pure Land Buddhism (died 1212... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Curzon Park Abbey began as an Anglican Benedictine foundation at Feltham, Middlesex on 24th June 1868. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII in Roman) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Curzon Park Abbey began as an Anglican Benedictine foundation at Feltham, Middlesex on 24th June 1868. ... Events Baalbeck taken by Genghis Khan House of Brandenburg begins when Albrecht the Bear is made head of the Nordmark St. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events August 5 - Anti-Jewish riots erupt in Toledo, Spain and Barcelona. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Events Clairvaux Abbey is founded by St. ... Events Baalbeck taken by Genghis Khan House of Brandenburg begins when Albrecht the Bear is made head of the Nordmark St. ...

Cornwall

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
St German's Priory+ secular canons, Augustinian 1184-1539, diocesan cathedral c.936-1042, now in use as parish church The Priory Church of Saint German, Saint Germans
St Michael's Mount Priory Benedictine 1135, used alternately as fortress and monastery and private residence with public access (NT)
Sclerder 'Abbey' 1843, Dames de la Retraite 1851-1852, Franciscan Recollects 1858-1864, Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary 1904-1910, Poor Clares from Rennes 1914-1920, Poor Clares from Bullingham 1922-1981, Carmelite from Quidenham 1981

Motto: Onen hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Population - Total (2004 est. ... St Germans Priory is a church in St Germans, Cornwall. ... // Events Abbeville receives its commercial charter. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events King Taejo of Goryeo (Wanggeon) defeats Hubaekje. ... Events April 18/April 19 - Emperor Michael V of the Byzantine Empire attempts to remain sole Emperor by sending his adoptive mother and co-ruler Zoe of Byzantium to a monastery. ... This is not the 6th century bishop of Paris, canonized as Saint Germain of Paris, who founded an abbey in the fields near Paris, now the church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres. ... St Germans is a town in East Cornwall at Latitude 4:18:35 W Longitude 50:23:42 N. It takes its name from the Priory Church of St Germans, which is adjacent to the Port Eliot estate of the present Earl of St Germans. ... St. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Recollets (English: Recollects) were a French branch of the Roman Catholic order, the Franciscans (Latin: Ordo Fratrum Minorum), first established in France about 1570. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... -1... The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Nuns, the Clarisse, or the Minoresses is a Franciscan order founded by Saint Clare of Assisi. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Nuns, the Clarisse, or the Minoresses is a Franciscan order founded by Saint Clare of Assisi. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Cumbria

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Calder Abbey Savignac from Furness 1135-1137 trns to Hood; Savignac (refounded) from Furness c.1143-1147, Cistercian 1147-1536, now in private ownership with public access
Carlisle Cathedral Priory+ secular canons -1092, Augustinian Canons 1122-1540, diocesan cathedral 1133-present The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Carlisle

The Cathedral Church of The Holy Trinity, Carlisle 1133 Cumbria is a county in the North West region of England. ... Categories: Cistercians | Ruins | England | Stub ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events Louis VII is crowned King of France. ... Categories: Cistercians | Ruins | England | Stub ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Events May 9 - Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. ... Events Resolution of Investiture Controversy in the Concordat of Worms Pierre Abélard writes Sic et Non Births Ben Lancaster, Gradutate, Dynamite dancer. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events Geoffrey of Monmouth produces the Historia Regum Britanniae Durham Cathedral is completed Construction of Exeter Cathedral begun June 4 - Lothair III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Innocent II Births March 5 - King Henry II of England (died 1189) Honen Shonin, Japanese founder of Pure Land Buddhism (died 1212... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Events Geoffrey of Monmouth produces the Historia Regum Britanniae Durham Cathedral is completed Construction of Exeter Cathedral begun June 4 - Lothair III is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Innocent II Births March 5 - King Henry II of England (died 1189) Honen Shonin, Japanese founder of Pure Land Buddhism (died 1212...

Cartmel Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1189/94-1536/7, church now in parochial use
Conishead Priory^, Ulverston Augustinian 1188, originally a hospital 1160, site now occupied by country house named 'Conishead Priory', now the home of the Buddhist Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre The Priory Church of the Virgin Mary, Conishead
Furness Abbey Savignac -1147/8, Cistercian -1124/7-1537 (EH)
Holmcultram Abbey+, Abbeytown Cistercian from Melrose 1150-1538, church now in parochial use Holm Cultram Abbey
Lanercost Priory Augustinian Canons (poss. from Pentney Priory) c.1166-1537, part converted into private house named 'Dacre Hall', church now in parochial use (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Lanercost
Nunnery near Kirkoswald Benedictine, house built on site
Seaton Priory Benedictine nuns early 13thC, site now occupied by farmhouse named 'Seaton Hall' Nunnery of Leakly, in Seaton
St. Bees Priory Benedictine monks c.1120-1539, on the site of an earlier nunnery c.650/900?, church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Bees, Saint Bees
Shap Abbey Premonstratensian 1199-1540 (EH)
Wetheral Priory Benedictine (from St. Mary's Abbey, York) 1106-1542

Early History Cartmel Priory, at Cartmel, Cumbria in the north of England, was founded in 1190 by William Marshal, later 2nd Earl of Pembroke for the Augustinian Canons and dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Michael. ... Events January 21 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade September 3- Richard I of England is crowned as king of England. ... Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Map sources for Ulverston at grid reference SD285780 Arms of Ulverston Town Council Ulverston is a market town in the (administrative) county of Cumbria in north-west England. ... Events Saladin unsuccessfully besieges the Hospitaller fortress of Krak des Chevaliers in modern Syria. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Categories: Cistercians | Ruins | England | Stub ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events March 26 - Henry I of Englands forces defeat Norman rebels at Bourgtheroulde. ... Events Henry III of England declares himself of age and assumes power Births September 30 - Pope Nicholas IV Deaths March 18 - Pope Honorius III (b. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Categories: Stub | Cumbria | Abbeys in England | English Heritage ... // Events Marko III succeeds Yoannis V as patriarch of Alexandria. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... Categories: Stub | Cumbria | Abbeys in England | English Heritage ... Events Welcher of Malvern creates a system of measurement for the earth using degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... St Bees is a village on the Cumberland coast, 7 km S. of Whitehaven. ... Shap Abbey is in the care of English Heritage and managed on its behalf by the Lake District National Park. ... Events John Lackland, becomes King of England Births Isobel of Huntingdon (d. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events September 28 - Henry I of England defeats his older brother Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebrai, and imprisons him in Cardiff Castle; Edgar Atheling and William Clito are also taken prisoner. ... Events War resumes between Francis I of France and Emperor Charles V. This time Henry VIII of England is allied to the Emperor, while James V of Scotland and Sultan Suleiman I are allied to the French. ...

Derbyshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beauchief Priory Premonstratensian from Welbeck 1183
Breadsall Priory Friars Eremites friary ante1266 later Augustine, mansion built on site, now the Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel
Calke Priory# Augustinian ante1161, trns to Deepdale, mansion named 'Calke Abbey' built on site
Dale Abbey, Deepdale Augustinian monks, Premonstratensian Canons from Newhouse 1162/c.1200-1536 trns to Stanley
Darley Priory^ Augustinian from Derby c.1146-1538, a monastic building (probably the priory guest house) is now Darley Abbey public house Darley Abbey The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Darley
Derby Abbey Augustinian -1146, trns to Darley
Gresley Priory Augustinian Canons
Locko Preceptory St. Lazarus Hospitallers Lockhay Preceptory
Repton Priory^ double monastery, later Augustinian, now incorporated into Repton School buildings
Stydd Preceptory Knights Hospitaller c.1136, now the Church of St. Saviour
Yeaveley Preceptory, Stydd Knights Hospitaller 1190, incorporated into farmhouse Yeaveley and Barrow Preceptory

Derbyshire (pronounced Dar-bee-shur) is a county in the East Midlands of England, which boasts some of Englands most attractive scenery. ... Events Three-year old Emperor Go-Toba ascends to the throne of Japan after the forced abdication of his brother Antoku during the Genpei War William of Tyre excommunicated by the newly appointed Heraclius of Jerusalem, firmly ending their struggle for power Andronicus I Comnenus becomes the Byzantine emperor Births... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (died AD 430), are several Roman Catholic monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine. ... Events Bartholomew Iscanus becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... // Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ... Events University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France The Kanem-Bornu Empire was established in northern Africa around the year 1200 Mongol victory over Northern China — 30,000,000 killed Births Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (died 1265) Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (died... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy First written mention of Bryansk. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy First written mention of Bryansk. ... Events Completion of the Saint Denis Basilica in Paris Peter Abelard writes the Historia Calamitatum, detailing his relationship with Heloise People of Novgorod rebel against the hereditary prince Vsevolod and depose him Births Amalric I of Jerusalem William of Newburgh, English historian (died 1198) Deaths November 15 - Margrave Leopold III... Events March 16 - Massacre and mass-suicide of the Jews of York, England prompted by Crusaders and Richard Malebys kill 150-500 Jews in Cliffords Tower June 10 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. ...

Devon

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Barnstaple Priory Cluniac -1535 The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Barnstaple
Buckfast monastery Benedictine, Buckfast Abbey (below) built on site
Buckfast Abbey* Savignac from Savigny 1136-1148, Cistercian 1148-1539, Benedictine 1882-present, built on site of Benedictine monastery (above) The Abbey Church of Our Lady, Buckfast
Buckland Abbey Cistercian from Quarr 1278-1539 (NT)
Canonsleigh Abbey^ Augustinian Canons priory 12thC, Augustinian nuns abbey 1284-1539, remains now incorporated into farm buildings Leigh Abbey
Chudleigh Abbey* Brigttine nuns The Abbey Church of Saint Bridget of Syon, Chudleigh
Cornworthy Priory Augustinian nuns 1205/1238 Court Prior
Cowick Priory (a cell of Bec)
Dunkeswell Abbey Cistercian 1301-1539, site now occupied by Holy Trinity Church 1842
Exeter Cathedral Priory+  ?ante c.690, 'Benedictine' monks 932, secular canons 1050, diocesan cathedral 1050-present The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Peter

The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Exeter The inner harbour, Brixham, south Devon, at low tide Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... Buckfast Abbey in Buckfastleigh, Devon is one of a small number of active monasteries in Britain today. ... Events Completion of the Saint Denis Basilica in Paris Peter Abelard writes the Historia Calamitatum, detailing his relationship with Heloise People of Novgorod rebel against the hereditary prince Vsevolod and depose him Births Amalric I of Jerusalem William of Newburgh, English historian (died 1198) Deaths November 15 - Margrave Leopold III... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Buckfast Abbey in Buckfastleigh, Devon is one of a small number of active monasteries in Britain today. ... // The Quarr Abbey of the Middle Ages The ancient Quarr Abbey was founded in 1132 by Baldwin de Redvers, Earl of Devon and fourth lord of the Isle of Wight. ... For broader historical context, see 1270s and 13th century. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... // Events War and politics King Charles II of Naples is captured in a naval battle off Naples by Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Saint Brigid of Ireland (Bridget, Bridgit, Brigit, Bride) (451- 525) was born at Faughart near Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. ... The Abbey of Bec (French: Abbaye Notre-Dame du Bec) in Le Bec-Hellouin, Normandy, France, is a Benedictine monastic foundation in the Eure département, in a valley, midway between the cities of Rouen and Le Havre. ... Events February 7 - Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first Prince of Wales End of the reign of Emperor Go-Fushimi, emperor of Japan Emperor Go-Nijō ascends to the throne of Japan Dante was sent into Exile in Florence. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The founding of the cathedral at Exeter, dedicated to Saint Peter, dates from 1050, when the seat of the bishop of Devon and Cornwall was transferred from Crediton because of a fear of sea-raids. ... Events Beginning of Wu Zetians Zhou Dynasty in China. ... Events Foundation of the St. ... Events Leofric becomes Bishop of Exeter Births Margrave Leopold II of Austria (d. ... Events Leofric becomes Bishop of Exeter Births Margrave Leopold II of Austria (d. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... The founding of the cathedral at Exeter, dedicated to Saint Peter, dates from 1050, when the seat of the bishop of Devon and Cornwall was transferred from Crediton because of a fear of sea-raids. ...

St. Nicholas' Priory, Exeter Benedictine 1087-1536, private houses built on site 1820, monastic architecture restored, in ownership of Exeter Corporation 1913, open to public as a museum 1916 The Priory Church of Saint Nicholas, Exeter
Frithelstock Priory Augustinian c.1220
Ivybridge Priory* Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary (from St. Quay) 1910, Augustinian (Augustinian Recollect) 1932-present, originally 'Cadleigh House'
Plymouth Friary Dominican 1431, site now occupied by the Black Friars Distillery
Plympton Priory Augustinian 904-1539 The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Plympton
Polsloe Priory, Exeter Benedictine nuns c.1160-1536, largely demolished, remaining range converted into country house The Priory Church of Saint Katherine, Polsloe, Exeter
Tavistock Abbey Benedictine 961/974-1539, mansion built on site, now 'The Bedford Hotel'
Teignmouth Abbey* Nuns The Abbey Church of Saint Scholastica, Teignmouth
Torre Abbey Premonstratensian Canons from Welbeck 1196-1539, country house built on site, now in ownership of Torbay Corporation

Events May 9 - The remains of Saint Nicholas were brought to Bari. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 - The Royal Army Medical Corps first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Saint Nicholas, also known as Nikolaus in Germany and Sinterklaas (a contracted form of Sint Nicolaas) in the Netherlands and Flanders, is the common name for the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Anatolia, (now in modern Turkey) and had a reputation for secret gift... Founded circa 1220 in Frithelstock, Devon, England by Sir Robert de Bello Campo for Augustinian Canons Regular, as an indulgence to ensure intercessions for the repose of his soul. ... Centuries: 12th century - 13th century - 14th century Decades: 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s - 1220s - 1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s Years: 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 - 1220 - 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 See also: 1220 state leaders The world in 1220 Middle Ages in Europe Fifth Crusade (1217-1221) Events Mongols... -1... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on Friday. ... Events February 21 - The trial of Joan of Arc March 3 - Eugenius IV becomes Pope May 30 - In Rouen, France, 19-year old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake. ... Events Accession of Sergius III Destruction of Changan, the capital of Tang Dynasty and the largest city in the ancient world. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events Byzantine Empire recaptures Crete from Muslim control Ani made the capital of Armenia by the Bagratid dynasty Haakon I of Norway squashed the rebelling forces of Eric Bloodaxes sons but was killed in the Battle of Fitje. ... Events Antipope Boniface VII succeeds Pope Benedict VI. The Byzantine Empire retakes Syria including Aleppo from the Abbasids. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... A blue plaque welcoming visitors to Torre Abbey Torre Abbey comprises of two Grade I listed buildings in Torquay. ... Events Spring, London, popular uprising of the poor against the rich led by William Fitz Osbern. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ...

Dorset

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abbotsbury Abbey+ Benedictine c1026-1539; much in private ownership, partly in parochial use The Abbey Church of Saint Peter
Barlynch Priory 12thC-1536, mansion built on site, now in ownership of Working for Wildlife, 1969 The Priory Church of Saint Nicholas, Barlynch
Bindon Abbey Cistercian (from Little Bindon) 1172-1539, now in private ownership
Blackmoor Priory Hermitage
Cerne Abbey^, Cerne Abbas Benedictine 987, remains now incorporated into private house
Christchurch Priory+ secular canons -1150, Augustinian Canons 1150-1539, on site of earlier church demolished 1094, priory church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Christ, Christchurch
Cranborne Priory Benedictine
Forde Abbey^ Cistercian 1146/8?, 1136-1539, claustral remains now incorporated a mansion with public access
Frampton Priory Benedictine
Friar Mayne Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Holme Priory Cluniac 1142, parish church -1746, mansion built on site of remains
Loders Priory Carthusian (under St Mary de Montebourg Abbey, Normandy) -1414, Brigetine (under Syon, Isleworth) 1414
Little Bindon Abbey Cistercian (from Forde) 1171-1172, trns to Bindon 1172
Lulworth Abbey Trappist monastery (from Val Sainte) 1795, Switzerland,Abbey 1813-1817, returned to Melleray 1817
Milton Abbey^, Milton Abbas Benedictine monks 938/964-1539, remains incorporated into a mansion 1771, now in use as a school without public access The Priory Church of Saint Michael and Saint Mary, Milton Abbas
Povington Priory
Shaftesbury Abbey Benedictine nuns c.888-1539, remains now within a walled garden
Sherborne Abbey^ Benedictine 998-1536, church now in parochial use, monastic buildings now incorporated into a public school
Spettisbury Priory Augustinian
Spettisbury Priory Benedictine nuns
Tarrant Abbey Cistercian nuns c.1100-1540s, site now occupied by Abbey Farm, Abbey Hall may incorporate abbey remains Tarrant Crawford Abbey
Wilcheswood monastery

Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... The Abbey of St Peter was a Benedictine Monastery in the village of Abbotsbury in Dorset, England. ... Events Archbishop Ariberto crowns Conrad II King of Italy in Milan. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Saint Nicholas, also known as Nikolaus in Germany and Sinterklaas (a contracted form of Sint Nicolaas) in the Netherlands and Flanders, is the common name for the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Anatolia, (now in modern Turkey) and had a reputation for secret gift... Events Duke Richard of Aquitaine becomes Duke of Poitiers. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events Hugh Capet, Count of Paris, crowned King of France Kukulcan conquers Chichen Itza Births Deaths May 21 King Louis V of France Categories: 987 ... Christchurch Priory (Grid reference SZ160925) is a ruined priory in Christchurch, Dorset, England. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events May - the siege of Valencia ends November 27 - Urban II in Clermont Synod proclaims crusade Duncan III of Scotland succeeds Duncan II of Scotland as King of Scotland The first mention of the city of Zagreb, Croatia, as it became a bishopric see. ... This page is about the title, for the Christian figure, see Jesus Christ is the English representation of the Greek word Χριστός The Christian religion takes its name from Christ, as a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, always capitalized as a singularly descriptive title meaning literally The Anointed One. ... Christchurch Priory (Grid reference SZ160925) is a ruined priory in Christchurch, Dorset, England. ... Forde Abbey is a building in Dorset, England. ... Events Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy First written mention of Bryansk. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events Completion of the Saint Denis Basilica in Paris Peter Abelard writes the Historia Calamitatum, detailing his relationship with Heloise People of Novgorod rebel against the hereditary prince Vsevolod and depose him Births Amalric I of Jerusalem William of Newburgh, English historian (died 1198) Deaths November 15 - Margrave Leopold III... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Sutoku, emperor of Japan Emperor Konoe ascends to the throne of Japan Henry the Lion becomes Duke of Saxony Births Farid od-Din Mohammad ebn Ebrahim Attar, Persian mystical poet (died 1220) Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (died 1192) Bornin1142, a GameFAQs user... Events January 8 - Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Stirling April 16 - Battle of Culloden brings an end to the Jacobite Risings October 22 - The College of New Jersey is founded (it becomes Princeton University in 1896) October 28 - An earthquake demolishes Lima and Callao, in Peru Catharine de Ricci (born 1522... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Syon Abbey, (or Sion Abbey) was a major medieval monastery of the Bridgettine Order, its major site bordering Brentford and Isleworth, Middlesex, England. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Forde Abbey is a building in Dorset, England. ... // Events Saladin abolishes the Fatimid caliphate, restoring Sunni rule in Egypt. ... Events Duke Richard of Aquitaine becomes Duke of Poitiers. ... Events Duke Richard of Aquitaine becomes Duke of Poitiers. ... Trappist can refer to: a religious order - see Trappists some of the products, made by the order - see Trappist beer This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Tikse monastery in Ladakh, India A monastery is the habitation of monks, derived from the Greek word for a hermits cell. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Milton Abbey in Dorset was a Benedictine foundation, but only part of the church now survives and is used as a parish church. ... Events Lioa Dynasty took over Peking naming it as their South Palace [Nanjing] Births Hugh Capet, King of France (d. ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Milton Abbey in Dorset was a Benedictine foundation, but only part of the church now survives and is used as a parish church. ... Gold Hill Shaftesbury is a town in North Dorset, England, situated on the A30 road near the Wiltshire border 20 miles west of Salisbury. ... Events January 13: With the death of Charles the Fat, the Frankish kingdom is split again, and this time permanently. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Sherborne Abbey The Abbey Church of St. ... Events Benedictine abbey founded at Sherborne Births Deaths Abul-Wafa, iranian mathematician Categories: 998 ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events William II of England dies in a hunting accident - Henry I becomes King of England King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties, one of the first examples of a constitution. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ...

County Durham

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Baxterwood Priory Augustinian (from Guisborough)
Durham Cathedral Priory+ secular canons 997, Benedictine 1093-1540, episcopal cathedral 997-present The Abbey Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Durham

The Cathedral Church of Christ and Blessed Mary the Virgin, Durham County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Baxterwood Priory is a Monastery was allegedly founded at Haswell by Henry Pudsey, a son of Bishop Pudsey, in the latter part of the C12th. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ... Events City of Gdansk is founded Saint Adalbert of Prague is sent to Prussia by Boleslaus I of Poland Samuil of Bulgaria crowned Tsar by Pope Gregory V The town of Trondheim is founded. ... // Events Donald III of Scotland comes to the throne of Scotland. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events City of Gdansk is founded Saint Adalbert of Prague is sent to Prussia by Boleslaus I of Poland Samuil of Bulgaria crowned Tsar by Pope Gregory V The town of Trondheim is founded. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ... This page is about the title, for the Christian figure, see Jesus Christ is the English representation of the Greek word Χριστός The Christian religion takes its name from Christ, as a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, always capitalized as a singularly descriptive title meaning literally The Anointed One. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ...

Durham Abbey* Poor Clares nuns
Egglestone Abbey Premonstratensian (from Easby) c.1195, 1198-1540, converted into a house 1548, then labourers cottages (EH)
Finchale Priory Benedictine 1115 (EH)
Jarrow Priory Benedictine 681/2 St. Paul's Monastery The Priory Church of Saint Paul, Jarrow
Neasham Priory Benedictine nuns ante1156, a 19thC house named Neasham Abbey now stands near the site
Wearmouth Abbey, monkswearmouth Benedictine 674 The Abbey Church of Saint Peter, Wearmouth

The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Nuns, the Clarisse, or the Minoresses is a Franciscan order founded by Saint Clare of Assisi. ... Events Priory of St Marys, Bushmead, founded. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Toba of Japan Emperor Tsuchimikado ascends to the throne of Japan January 8 - Pope Innocent III ascends Papal Throne Frederick II, infant son of German King Henry VI, crowned King of Sicily Births August 24 - Alexander II of Scotland (d. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Clairvaux Abbey is founded by St. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... // Events August 9 - The Bulgars win the war with the Byzantine Empire; the latter signs a peace treaty, which is considered as the birth-date of Bulgaria Wilfrid of York is expelled from Northumbria by Ecgfrith and retires into Sussex Births Deaths January 10 - Pope Agatho Ebroin, Mayor of the... // Events Leo II elected pope. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... Located on the river Wear, in Durham, England; a Benedictine monastery founded in 674 by St. ... Events Dagobert II and Theuderic I succeed Childeric II as king(s) of the Franks First glass windows placed in English Churches Arabic siege of Constantinople begins Cenfus and then Aescwine succeed to the throne of Wessex Births Deaths Wulfhere, king of Mercia Seaxburh, queen of Japan - Temmu Emperor of... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Located on the river Wear, in Durham, England; a Benedictine monastery founded in 674 by St. ...

East Riding of Yorkshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beverley Minster+ built on site of secular canons' monastery, secular canons c.700-1547, collegiate
Blackfriars, Beverley Dominican 1267
Greyfriars, Beverley Franciscan 1230s
Bridlington Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1114-1537, church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Bridlington
Faxfleet Preceptory Knights Templar 1185-1308/12, site now occupied by a fortified manor house
Haltemprice Priory
Hemingbrough Minster
Howden Minster secular canons 1267-1550, collegiate The Collegiate and Minster Church of Saint Peter, Howden
Meaux Abbey Cistercian 1150-1539, site now occupied at Crown Farm, in private ownership
North Ferriby Priory
Nunburnholme Priory Benedictine nuns 12th/13thC The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Nunburnholme
Nunkeeling Priory
Swine Priory+ Cistercian, now in parochial use
Warter Priory Augustinian 1132-1536, site now occupied by the village church
Watton Priory Gilbertine double monastery 1150-1539, on the site of an earlier priory (686), site now in private ownership
Wilberfoss Priory Benedictine nuns c.1154-1539 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wilberfoss

The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district in the United Kingdom. ... The West front of Beverley Minster. ... // Events Saint Adamnan convinces 51 kings to adopt Cáin Adomnáin defining the relationship between women and priests. ... Events January 16 - Grand Duke Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... Bridlington Priory was an Augustinian priory founded in 1113 by Walter de Gant. ... Events January 7 - Matilda, daughter of Henry I of England, marries Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor Births Deaths Categories: 1114 ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Bridlington Priory was an Augustinian priory founded in 1113 by Walter de Gant. ... The introduction of this article does not provide enough context for readers unfamiliar with the subject. ... Events April 25 - Genpei War - Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan. ... Events Henry VII is elected as king of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Events June 15 : Battle near Rozgoni Battle near Thebes Siege of Rostock begins Births November 13 - King Edward III of England Deaths June 19 - Piers Gaveston, favourite of Edward II of England September 7 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile Categories: 1312 ... For broader historical context, see 1260s and 13th century. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Cistercian Abbey founded in 1150 by William le Gros Earl of Albemarle and Count of Aumale the fourth lord of Holderness, near Beverley in East Yorkshire. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Diarmaid Mac Murrough has the abbey of Kildare in Ireland burned and the abbess raped. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ...

East Sussex

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Battle Abbey Benedictine 1094-1538 (EH) The Abbey Church of the Holy Trinity, Saint Mary and Saint Martin
Bayham Abbey Premonstratensian Canons (from Otham) 1208-1525 (EH)
Hastings Priory Augustinian 12thC-1413, physically moved inland to Warbleton due to encroachment of the sea The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Hastings
Langney Priory Cluniac
Lewes Priory Cluniac 1077
Michelham Priory Augustinian 1229-1536, remains incorporated into a mansion, now in ownership of Sussex Archaeological Society The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Michelham
New Hastings Priory, Warbleton Augustinian 1413-c.1536, moved from Hastings, now in private ownership without public access The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Hastings
Otham Abbey, Polegate Premonstratensian 1175-1208, (trns to Bayham) 1208
Robertsbridge Abbey Cistercian trns from Salehurst c.1250-1538, site now occupied by a private house without public access
Friary of the Sack, Rye Augustinian
Friary of St Anthony, Rye Franciscan The Friary Church of Saint Anthony of Padua
Salehurst Abbey Cistercian from Boxley 1176-c.1250, trns to Robertsbrige c.1250
Wilmington Priory+ Benedictine, alien house of Grestein Priory c.1243-1414, site now occuped by parish church
Greyfriars, Winchelsea Franciscan ante1253-1538
Black Friars, Winchelsea Dominican 1358-1538 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Winchelsea
Withyham Priory Alien house of Mortain Priory 1249-1413

East Sussex is a county in South East England. ... Novices room at Battle Abbey Battle Abbey, actually named St. ... Events May - the siege of Valencia ends November 27 - Urban II in Clermont Synod proclaims crusade Duncan III of Scotland succeeds Duncan II of Scotland as King of Scotland The first mention of the city of Zagreb, Croatia, as it became a bishopric see. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... St. ... Events Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated June 21 in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Events January 26 - Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor visits Pope Gregory VII as a penitent, asking him remove sentence of excommunication Robert Curthose instigates his first insurrection against his father, William the Conqueror Seljuk Turks capture Nicaea Süleyman I of Rüm becomes the leader of the Sultanate of... Events March 18 - Sixth Crusade of Emperor Frederick II ends in truce with Sultan al-Kamil and coronation of Frederick as King of Jerusalem. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... For other uses, see Hastings (disambiguation). ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Events Ruaidri Ua Conchobair (Rory OConner), last High King of Ireland, submits to Henry II as vassal of Ireland with the Treaty of Windsor Ly Cao Ton becomes ruler of Vietnam William of Tyre becomes archbishop of Tyre Massacre of Abergavenny ends with several noblemen dead at the hands... Events Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated June 21 in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage. ... Events Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated June 21 in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage. ... Events December 13 - Death of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Louis IX of France is captured by Muslims and has to ransom himself Mabinogion appears Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic Vincent of Beauvais writes proto-encyclopedic The Greater Mirror City of Stockholm founded Alphonso III of Portugal takes Algarve... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events May 22 - Murder attempt by the Hashshashin on Saladin near Aleppo Raynald of Chatillon released from prison in Aleppo May 29 - Frederick Barbarossa is defeated in the Battle of Legnano by the Lombard League leading to the pactum Anagninum (the Agreement of Anagni) September 17 - Seljuk Turks defeat Manuel... Events December 13 - Death of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Louis IX of France is captured by Muslims and has to ransom himself Mabinogion appears Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic Vincent of Beauvais writes proto-encyclopedic The Greater Mirror City of Stockholm founded Alphonso III of Portugal takes Algarve... Events December 13 - Death of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor Louis IX of France is captured by Muslims and has to ransom himself Mabinogion appears Albertus Magnus isolates the element arsenic Vincent of Beauvais writes proto-encyclopedic The Greater Mirror City of Stockholm founded Alphonso III of Portugal takes Algarve... // Events Innocent IV was elected pope. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events Jacquerie. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Location within the British Isles Winchelsea is a small walled town in East Sussex, England, at the southern corner of the Romney Marsh. ... Events University, the first College at Oxford founded Births Emperor Kameyama of Japan Pope John XXII Frederick I, Margrave of Baden Deaths July 6 - Alexander II of Scotland (b. ... // Events March 20 - Henry V becomes King of England Project of Annals of Joseon Dynasty began. ...

Essex

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beeleigh Abbey^ Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1180, remains now incorporated into private house Bileigh Abbey
Berden Priory# Augustinian Canons, site now occupied by mansion also called Berden Priory
Bicknacre Priory Augustinian
Blackmore Priory Augustinian
Castle Hedingham Priory Benedictine nuns
St. Botolph's Priory, Colchester Augustinian Canons c.1093-1536 (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Botolph, Colchester
St. John's Abbey, Colchester Benedictine 11thC-1539 (EH) Colchester Abbey or Colchester Priory The Abbey Church of Saint John the Baptist, Colchester
Cannons Priory
Cressing Preceptory Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller
Earl's Colne Priory Benedictine Earls Colne or monks Colne
Frating Abbey
Hatfield Broad Oak Priory Benedictine
Hatfield Peverel Priory Benedictine
Latton Priory+ Augustinian, remains now incorporated into farm buildings
Leez Priory# Augustinian, site now occupied by a mansion Leighs Priory or Leigh Priory
Coggeshall Abbey Savignac from Savigny 1140-1147, Cistercian 1147-1538, site now occupied by a private house with limited public access (NT) Little Coggeshall Abbey called 'Grange Barn'
Little Dunmow Priory Augustinian Canons part of church now in use as parish church
Little Horkesley Priory Cluniac
Little Leighs Priory Augustinian
Little Maplestead Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Parndon Abbey Premonstratensian
Panfield Priory
Prittlewell Priory^, Southend-on-Sea Cluniac, site now within public Priory Park, now in ownership of Southend Corporation
Saffron Walden Abbey Benedictine
St. Osyth's Abbey^ Augustinian Canons on the site of a Saxon nunnery, established as Priory, raised to Abbey status, after reformation incorporated into a mansion, now in private ownership with public access The Abbey Church of Saint Osyth, Saint Osyths
Stansgate Priory Cluniac
Takeley Priory
Thoby Priory Augustinian
Thremhall Priory
Tilty Abbey+ Cistercian 1153-1536, church now in parochial use
Tiptree Priory
Walden Abbey^ Benedictine, site now occupied by Audley End House and St. Mark's College
Waltham Abbey+ ?1016-1035, secular canons c.1060, Augustinian Canons 1117-1540, part of church now in use as parish church
West Mersea Priory
Wix Priory Benedictine nuns Wickes Priory
Woodham Ferrers Priory

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Gloucestershire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beckford Priory Augustinian, then secular, known as 'The Manor'
Brimpsfield Priory
Cirencester Abbey Augustinian, site now within a public park
Deerhurst Abbey+ Benedictine, church now in use as parochial church
Flaxley Abbey+ Cistercian 1151-1536, remains now incorporated into a private house without public access
Blackfriars, Gloucester Dominican
Greyfriars, Gloucester Franciscan
Gloucester Cathedral Priory Double monastery c.681, secular canons 823, Benedictine monks 1022-1539, diocesan cathedral 1541-present The Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Gloucester
St. Oswald's Priory, Gloucester St. Catharine's Church Augustinian
Hailes Abbey Cistercian from Beaulieu 1246-1539 (NT) Hayles Abbey
Horsley Priory prison late18thC, parish church now occupies area north of site
Kingswood Abbey Cistercian (from Tintern 1139-1538 (EH)
Lechlade Priory Priory Church of Saint John the Baptist, Lechlade
Leonard Stanley Priory Benedictine or Augustinian, church now in parochial use Stanley St. Leonard Priory The Priory Church of Saint Leonard, Leonard Stanley
Llanthony Secunda Augustinian 1136
Newent Priory
Prinknash Abbey Benedictine monks
Quenington Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Temple Guiting Preceptory Knights Templar
Tewkesbury Abbey+ Benedictine monks (a cell of Cranborne) c.980, trns from Cranborne 1102-1540, now in parochial use The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tewkesbury Abbey
Winchcombe Abbey Benedictine

Gloucestershire (pronounced ; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a county in South West England. ... Events Ghazni is burned by the princes of Ghur Geoffrey of Anjou dies, and succeeded by his son Henry, aged 18. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gloucester Cathedral from the north east in 1828. ... // Events August 9 - The Bulgars win the war with the Byzantine Empire; the latter signs a peace treaty, which is considered as the birth-date of Bulgaria Wilfrid of York is expelled from Northumbria by Ecgfrith and retires into Sussex Births Deaths January 10 - Pope Agatho Ebroin, Mayor of the... Events Crete is conquered from the Byzantines by the Saracens. ... Events Several Catharist heretics are killed in Toulouse. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Gloucester Cathedral from the north east in 1828. ... Hailes Abbey is two miles northeast of Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England. ... Early History Beaulieu Abbey was a Cistercian house in Hampshire, one of the three monasteries founded by King John (c. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Saga, emperor of Japan. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Tintern Abbey, 1993 Tintern Abbey, inside, 2004 For the British psych-folk band, see Tintern Abbey (band). ... Events Alphonso I (Afonso Henriques) becomes first king of Portugal Second Council of the Lateran Births Emperor Konoe of Japan Deaths Henry the Proud, Duke of Bavaria and Saxony Categories: 1139 ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or John the Dipper) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. ... Saint Leonard may refer to: Saint Leonard of Blakemore Saint Leonard of Noblac Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada Saint-Léonard, Quebec, Canada Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel, Quebec, Canada See also St Leonards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Events Completion of the Saint Denis Basilica in Paris Peter Abelard writes the Historia Calamitatum, detailing his relationship with Heloise People of Novgorod rebel against the hereditary prince Vsevolod and depose him Births Amalric I of Jerusalem William of Newburgh, English historian (died 1198) Deaths November 15 - Margrave Leopold III... The Abbey of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, is the second largest parish church in England. ... Events Births Emperor Ichijo of Japan Humbert I of Savoy Avicenna Godiva, Countess of Mercia Deaths Categories: 980 ... Events Valencia is captured by the Almoravids. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The Abbey of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, is the second largest parish church in England. ... Winchcombe Abbey is a now-vanished Benedictine abbey in Winchcombe, once the capital of Mercia. ...

Hampshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alton Abbey* Anglican Benedictine 1895-present The Abbey of Our Lady and Saint John
Andwell Priory Cistercian Tironensian
Baddesley Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Beaulieu Abbey^ Cistercian trns from Faringdon 1204-1538, now part of Beaulieu Palace, in private ownership with public access Bellus Locus Regis (Royal Beaulieu); abbatia quae vocitatur Bellus Locus The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Beauliey
Breamore Priory Augustinian Canons Regular, Elizabethan manor house (1536) on site Bromere Priory The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Saint Mary and Saint Michael
Christchurch Priory Augustinian, site now occupied by Christchurch Manor
Ellingham Priory -1414
Godsfield Knights Hospitaller
Hamble Priory, Hamble-le Rice Cistercian Tironensian
Hayling Priory
Mottisfont Abbey^ Augustinian Canons Regular, remains now incorporated into a mansion Mottisfont Priory The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Mottisford
Netley Abbey Cistercian (from Beaulieu) 1239-1536 (EH) Locus Sancti Edwardi (Lieu-Saint-Edward)
Pamber Priory+ Benedictine, now in ownership of Queen's College, Oxford Monk Sherborne Priory aka Sherborne Priory
Portchester Priory Augustinian, site now occupied by Our Lady of Walsingham RC Church
Redbridge Abbey
Romsey Abbey+ c.907, Benedictine nuns 967-1539, now in parochial use The Abbey Church of Saint Mary and Saint Elfleda
Selborne Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
St. Helens Priory# Cluniac, site now occupied by Priory Bay Hotel
Southampton Priory Franciscan
Southampton Priory Canons Regular St. Denys
Southwick Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
Titchfield Abbey Premonstratensian, converted into a mansion (EH)
Twyneham Priory, Christchurch secular canons later Canons Regular Christchurch Priory
Wherwell Abbey# Benedictine nuns, country house built on site The Abbey Church of the Holy Cross, Wherwell
Hyde Abbey, Winchester Benedictine
Austin Friary, Winchester Augustinian
Winchester Cathedral Priory+ secular canons c.942-064, Benedictine monks 964-1539, in use as episcopal cathedral c.662/3-present
St. Mary's Abbey, Winchester Benedictine
St. Swithun's Priory, Winchester secular canons later Benedictine
Hyde Abbey, Winchester Benedictine New Minster
Wintney Priory Benedictine nuns

Hampshire (abbr. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Categories: Saints | Ancient Roman Christianity | Christianity-related stubs ... Early History Beaulieu Abbey was a Cistercian house in Hampshire, one of the three monasteries founded by King John (c. ... // Events February - Byzantine emperor Alexius IV is overthrown in a revolution, and Alexius V is proclaimed emperor. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Early History Beaulieu Abbey was a Cistercian house in Hampshire, one of the three monasteries founded by King John (c. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Christchurch Priory (Grid reference SZ160925) is a ruined priory in Christchurch, Dorset, England. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Mottisfont Abbey is owned by the National Trust and is located near Romsey, Hampshire. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Netley Abbey is a picturesque village outside Southampton on the south coast of England. ... Early History Beaulieu Abbey was a Cistercian house in Hampshire, one of the three monasteries founded by King John (c. ... // Events Births June 17 - King Edward I of England (died 1307) December 17 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (died 1256) Peter III of Aragon (died 1285) John II, Duke of Brittany (died 1305) Ippen, Japanese monk (died 1289) Deaths March 3 - Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (born 1187) March... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Romsey Abbey. ... Events Oleg leads Kievan Rus in a campaign against Constantinople Yelü Abaoji establishes Liao (Khitan) dynasty Births Deaths Categories: 907 ... Events Emperor Reizei ascends to the throne of Japan The Khazar capital of Atil falls to the Kievan Rus around this year Births Deaths Emperor Murakami of Japan Abu al-Faraj Ali of Isfahan, scholar. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Titchfield Abbey has been many things, but is now a ruin and occassional concert venue just outside Fareham, Hampshire. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... The traditional form of the Christian cross, known as the Latin cross The Christian cross is a familiar religious symbol of most Christianity. ... Events Kaminarimon, the eight-pillared gate to Japans Kinryuzan Sensouji Temple is erected. ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events The regent Grimuald usurps the kingship of the Lombards, driving Perctarit into exile and killing Godepert Births Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, Japanese poet (approximate date) Deaths Maximus the Confessor, Byzantine theologian Godepert, king of the Lombards Categories: 662 ... // Events Byzantine emperor Constans II invades south Italy (Part of) the city wall of Benevento is reconstructed The movement to restore Baekje is defeated by Silla and Tang Battle of Hakusukinoe An annonymous monk reaches the summit of mount Fuji Environmental change A brief outbreak of plague hits Britain Births...

Herefordshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Dore Abbey, Abbey Dore Cistercian from Morimond 1147-1536, part now in parochial use Abbey Dore
Belmont Abbey* Benedictine 1859-present, former Roman Catholic pro-cathedral, until see transferred to St David's Cathedral, Cardiff The Abbey Church of Saint Michael and All Angels, Belmont
Clifford Priory Cluniac
Craswall Priory Grandmontine
Flanesford Priory^ Augustinian, remains now incorporated into a private house
Garway Preceptory Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller
Blackfriars, Hereford Dominican
Kilpeck Priory Benedictine
Leominster nunnery
Leominster Priory+ c.660, secular canons 9thC, nuns -1046, Benedictine monks 1123-1539 The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Leominster
Limebrook Priory Augustinian canonesses
Wigmore Abbey^ Augustinian, remains now incorporated into farm and buildings

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Hertfordshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Ashridge Priory Bonshommes
Hertford Priory# Benedictine, site now occupied by parish church
St Albans Cathedral Priory+ c.793, Benedictine monks 976-1539; parochial thereafter; diocesan cathedral 1877-present The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban, St Albans
Redbourn Priory
Sopwell Priory Benedictine
Temple Dinsley Preceptory# Knights Templar, site now occupied by The Princess Helena College
Wymondley Priory, Little Wymondley Augustinian, Site now occupied by a Tudor Tithe barn

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Hertfordshire non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Amaravati Buddhist Monastery*, Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead Buddhist: Theravada Forest Sangha

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Isle of Wight

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Appuldurcombe House, Wroxall former Tudor house, temporarily used by Benedictine monks in early 20th century (EH)
Carisbrooke Priory# Cistercian
Quarr Abbey Savignac 1132, Cistercian 1147-1536
Quarr Abbey House*, Binsted Benedictine
St Cross Tironensian

The Isle of Wight is an English island, south of Southampton off the southern English coast. ... Appuldurcombe House is the impressive shell of a grand 18th-century baroque style stately home of the Worsley family. ... The Tudor style, a term applied to the Perpendicular style, was originally that of the English architecture and decorative arts produced under the Tudor dynasty that ruled England from 1485 to 1603, characterized as an amalgam of Late Gothic style formalized by more concern for regularity and symmetry, with round... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... // The Quarr Abbey of the Middle Ages The ancient Quarr Abbey was founded in 1132 by Baldwin de Redvers, Earl of Devon and fourth lord of the Isle of Wight. ... Events Diarmaid Mac Murrough has the abbey of Kildare in Ireland burned and the abbess raped. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

Isle of Wight non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Isle of Wight monastery* Buddhist 1984

The Isle of Wight is an English island, south of Southampton off the southern English coast. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Kent

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Aylesford Priory#* Carmelite community built on site of Carmelite priory 'The Friars'
Bilsington Priory^ Augustinian, remains now incorporated into a house
Boxley Abbey^ Cistercian from Clairvaux 1143/46-1538, part of remains now incorporated into a private house
Blackfriars, Canterbury Dominican
Combwell Priory
Greyfriars, Canterbury Franciscan
St. Mary of the Angels Friary, Canterbury* Franciscan OFM Franciscan Friars involved in running the Franciscan International Study Centre
Canterbury Cathedral Priory+ secular canons c.600, Benedictine monks 1070-1539, diocesan cathedral c.600-present The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Christ, Canterbury,

The Cathedral Church of Christ, Canterbury Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... Clairvaux abbey (Clara Vallis in Latin) was founded in 1115 by St. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Canterbury Cathedral, N.W., ca. ... For other uses, see number 600. ... Events Hereward the Wake begins a Saxon revolt in the Fens of eastern England. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... For other uses, see number 600. ... This page is about the title, for the Christian figure, see Jesus Christ is the English representation of the Greek word Χριστός The Christian religion takes its name from Christ, as a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, always capitalized as a singularly descriptive title meaning literally The Anointed One. ... Canterbury Cathedral, N.W., ca. ... This page is about the title, for the Christian figure, see Jesus Christ is the English representation of the Greek word Χριστός The Christian religion takes its name from Christ, as a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, always capitalized as a singularly descriptive title meaning literally The Anointed One. ... Canterbury Cathedral, N.W., ca. ...

St. Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury Benedictine (EH) The Abbey Church of Saint Augustine, Canterbury
Davington Priory+ Benedictine nuns 1153-1535; Church in now parochial use - priory buildings in private ownership - since 1982 owned by Bob Geldof The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalen, Davington; (parochially also dedicated to St Lawrence)
Dover Priory Benedictine (Augustinian?) 1130, remains now incorporated into a private school, Dover College The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Martin of the New Work, Dover
Faversham Abbey Cluniac (from Bermondsey) 1147-1538
Folkestone Priory Benedictine
Higham Priory Benedictine Lillechurch Priory
Leeds Priory Augustinian
Lossenham Friary Carmelite
Lyminge Abbey Benedictine
Minster in Sheppey Priory+ Benedictine nuns, now in parochial use
Minster in Thanet Priory* Benedictine monks then private, now Benedictine nuns, built on site of an earlier abbey, which occupied site of previous monastery Minster Abbey
Moatenden Priory Trinitarian 1224, site now occupied by a house named 'Moatenden Manor'
Monks Horton^ Cluniac, remains now incorporated into a private house
New Romney Priory Cistercian monks and nuns
Patrixbourne Priory
Rochester Cathedral Priory+ secular canons 604-1080, Benedictine monks 1080-1540, parochial/conventual use as a diocesan cathedral 604 The Cathedral and Priory Church of Saint Andrew, Rochester
Reculver Abbey Benedictine 669, destroyed by Vikings
St. John's Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller (NT)
St. Radegund's Abbey Premonstratensian, now in private ownership Bradsole Abbey
Sutton-at-Hone Preceptory+ Knights Hospitaller, remains in use as chapel and private residence (NT)
Swingfield Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Temple Ewell Preceptory, Ewell Knights Templar, remains now incorporated into church
Throwley Priory
Tonbridge Priory# Augustinian Canons, site later occupied by a railway goods station
West Langdon Abbey# Premonstratensian, site now occupied by 16thC farmhouse now in use as a holiday cottage
West Malling Abbey* Benedictine nuns trns from Twickenham, trns to Milford Haven The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, West Malling
West Peckham Preceptory Knights Hospitaller

St Augustines Abbey, Canterbury, Kent Now a World Heritage Site, the ruins of this important monastic foundation built by Saint Augustine are in the care of English Heritage. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... St Augustines Abbey, Canterbury, Kent Now a World Heritage Site, the ruins of this important monastic foundation built by Saint Augustine are in the care of English Heritage. ... Events January 6 - Henry of Anjou arrives in England. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Geldof Bob Geldof, KBE (born 5 October 1951[1] or 1954[2]) is an Irish singer, songwriter, actor and political activist. ... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... This page concerns the Christian martyr. ... Events February 13 - Innocent II is elected pope An antipope schism occurs when Roger II of Sicily supports Anacletus II as pope instead of Innocent II. Innocent flees to France and Anacletus crowns Roger King. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... St. ... Faversham Abbey was a monastery immediately to the north-east of the town of Faversham, England and was founded by King Stephen and his queen Matilda in 1147. ... Bermondsey Abbey was an 11th century foundation, and was centred on what is now Bermondsey Square, in the London Borough of Southwark. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... // Events Foundation of the University of Naples Livonian Brothers of the Sword conquers Latgallians Last of Arabs expelled from Sicily Births Deaths Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht (born 1153) Hojo Yoshitoki, regent of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan (born 1163) Monarchs/Presidents Aragon - James I King of Aragon... Events April 13 - Sabinianus becomes Pope, succeeding Gregory I. September 13 - Pope Sabinianus is consecrated. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events April 13 - Sabinianus becomes Pope, succeeding Gregory I. September 13 - Pope Sabinianus is consecrated. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, was born at Bethsaida on the Lake of Galilee. ... Rochester Cathedral is a Norman church in Rochester, Kent. ... Events Theodore appointed Archibishop of Canterbury Births Justinian II, Byzantine emperor Deaths Hasan ibn Ali, grandson of Muhammad and second Shia Imam Categories: 669 ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ...

Lancashire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Burscough Priory Augustinian
Cockerham Priory
Cockersand Abbey Hospital of St. Mary later Premonstratensian priory then abbey, now in private ownership
Hornby Priory
Lancaster Priory Benedictine
Lytham St. Anne's Priory Benedictine
Penwortham Priory Benedictine
Sawley Abbey Cistercian 1147-1536 (EH) Salley Abbey
Upholland Priory Benedictine 1318-dissolution (formerly collegiate church, c.1308) remains incorporated into parochial church
Whalley Abbey Cistercian 1172/1296-1537, now in ownership of the Diocese of Blackburn
Wyresdale Abbey Cistercian from Furness and Savigny c.1196

Red Lancashire rose Lancashire is a county in the North of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Burscough Priory, Burscough, Lancashire, England was founded in 1186 for the Black Canons an order of Augustinian monks. ... The Ruins of Sawley Abbey Sawley Abbey was an abbey of Cistercian monks in the village of Sawley, Lancashire, in Great Britain. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events 1 April: Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English Emperor Go-Daigo ascends to the throne of Japan End of the reign of Emperor Hanazono, emperor of Japan Pope John XXII declares the doctrines of the Franciscans advocating ecclesiastical poverty erroneous Qalaun Mosque, Cairo... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... Events Henry VII is elected as king of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Events Duke Richard of Aquitaine becomes Duke of Poitiers. ... Events March 30 - Edward I stormed Berwick-upon-Tweed, sacking the then Scottish border town with much bloodshed. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Categories: Cistercians | Ruins | England | Stub ... Events Spring, London, popular uprising of the poor against the rich led by William Fitz Osbern. ...

Leicestershire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Holy Hill monastery, Breedon Saxon monastery
Breedon Priory Saxon monastery, refounded as Augustinian
Charley Priory
Croxton Abbey Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1163 Croxton Kerrial Abbey
Dalby and Heather Preceptory
Grace Dieu Priory^ Augustinian nuns 1239/40-1539, remains incorporated into a cottage, in care of Grace Dieu Priory Trust, open to public from late 2004 Gracedieu Priory
Garendon Abbey Cistercian (from Waverley Abbey) 1133-1536, house built on site, demolished 1964
Hinckley Priory Benedictine, site later occupied by a mansion then smaller private houses
Hinckley Priory Dominican
Kirby Bellars Priory Augustinian, near site of current parish church
Launde Priory# Augustinian 1119, site now occupied by manor house named 'Launde Abbey', now a retreat/conference centre
Langley Priory
Mount St. Bernard Abbey Cistercian 1835-present
Owston Abbey+ Augustinian 1161, site now in private ownership as Manor Farm, church restored and now in parochial use
Rothley Temple Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller Rothley Preceptory
Ulverscroft Priory Augustinian 1130-1539, now in private ownership without public access
Bradley Priory Augustinian

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Lincolnshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alvingham Priory Gilbertine
Aslackby Preceptory Knights Templar
Axholme Priory Carthusian
Bardney Abbey ante697-870, destroyed in raids
Bardney Abbey Benedictine priory 1087, abbey 1115/6-1538, on site of Saxon monastery (above), now in ownership of Bardney Parochial Council, with public access The Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (prev The Priory of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Oswald
Barlings Abbey^ Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1154, remains now incorporated into a college
Barrow monastery destroyed in raids
Belvoir Priory
Blackfriars, Boston Dominican
Bonby Priory Benedictine
Boston Friary Augustinian
Boston Friary Carmelite
Boston Friary Franciscan
Bottesford Preceptory Knights Templar
Bourne Abbey+ Augustinian (originally Arrouasian) 1138, the church as now modified, in parochial use; as the nave always was The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bourne
Brackenholme Priory Augustinian Canons
Bridge End Priory Gilbertine Holland Bridge Priory The Priory Church of Saint Saviour at Bridgend in Horbling
Burwell Priory Benedictine
Bullington Priory Gilbertine
Cammeringham Priory Premonstratensian
Catley Priory Gilbertine
Covenham Priory Benedictine Coverham St Mary's Priory The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Coverham
Croyland Abbey+, Crowland 716/757, Benedictine 971-1539, built on site of Saxon monastery destroyed in raids, part of church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Saint Bartholomew and Saint Guthlac, Crowland
Deeping St. James Priory+ Benedictine, now in parochial use Deeping Priory
Eagle Preceptory Egle Preceptory
Elsham Priory Augustinian
Fosse Priory
Freiston Priory+ Benedictine 1114, part of church now in parochial use
Gainsborough Preceptory Knights Templar
Gokewell Priory Cistercian nuns c.1148/1185-1536, site now occupied by the derelict buildings of Gokewell Priory Farm
Great Limber Priory, Limber Magna alien priory later Carthusian/Cistercian?
Great Limber Preceptory, Limber Magna Knights Templar
Greenfield Priory Cistercian nuns
Grimsby Abbey Augustinian
Grimsby nunnery Augustinian
Grimsby Friary Franciscan Grey Friars
Grimsby Friary Augustinian White Friars
Hagnaby Abbey Premonstratensian
Haugham Priory Benedictine
Haverholme Priory Cistercian (from Fountains 1137, (trns to Louth Park Abbey) 1139, Gilbertine nuns
Horkstow Preceptory Knights Templar
Hough Priory# Augustinian, site located to the south of All Saints Church
Humberston Abbey Benedictine, site now occupied by St. Peter's Church Humberstone Priory
Hyrst Priory Augustinian Canons
Ikanho monastery destroyed in raids but apparently, rebuilt. Probably The Anchorage on the Alde Estuary at Iken, Suffolk.
Immingham Friary Augustinian
Immingham Friary Carmelite
Immingham Friary Dominican
Immingham Friary Franciscan
Kirkstead Abbey Cistercian (from Fountains) 1139/87-1537, part in parochial use
Knaith Priory Nuns early 12thC Heynings Priory
Kyme Priory Augustinian c.1150, incorporated into St Mary and All Saints parish church South Kyme Priory
Legbourne Priory Cistercian nuns
Greyfriars, Lincoln Franciscan
St. Mary Magdalen Priory, Lincoln Benedictine, remains now within a public park
St. Catherine's Priory, Lincoln Gilbertine
Long Bennington Priory# Cistercian, a house called 'Priory House' near the church is purported to be located near the site of the priory
Louth Park Abbey Cistercian (trns from Haverholme 1139-1536 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Louth Park
Maltby Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Markby Priory Augustinian
Melwood Priory Carthusian
Minting Priory Benedictine
Newbo Abbey, Sedgefield Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1198
Newsham Abbey Premonstratensian 1143 Newhouse Abbey
Newstead Priory Gilbertine Newstead by Stamford Priory
Newstead-on-Ancholme Priory Gilbertine
Nocton Priory Augustinian Nocton Park Priory
North Hykeham Priory
North Ormsby Priory Gilbertine Nun Ormsby Priory
North Scarle Preceptory
Nuncotham Priory Cistercian nuns Nuncoton Priory
Orford Priory Premonstratensian Canonesses Irford Priory
Ormsby Priory Gilbertine
Partney monastery destroyed in raids
Redbourne Priory Gilbertine 1164
Revesby Abbey Savignac from Rievaulx 1143, Cistercian 1147-1538, now in private ownership without public access
Rewley Abbey Cistercian from Thame 1281-1536
Sempringham Priory Gilbertine 1131, in parochial use
Sempringham Priory# Gilbertine double priory for canons and nuns, mansion later built on site no longer exists
Stainfield Priory Benedictine nuns
Greyfriars, Stamford Franciscan
St. Leonards Priory, Stamford Benedictine
Sandtoft Priory Benedictine
Sixhills Priory Gilbertine Sixle Priory
Skendleby Priory Benedictine
Stixwould Priory Cistercian nuns
Stow Abbey Benedictine, tr from Eynsham 1091, tr to Eynsham c.1094/5 (1109?) The Abbey Church of Saint Mary
Swineshead Abbey Cistercian
Temple Bruer Preceptory Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller
Thornholme Priory Augustinian
Thornton Abbey Augustinian Canons priory 1139, abbey 1148-1539, secular priests' college, boys school: demolished, stately home: collapsed. (EH)
Thwaite Priory Augustinian
Torksey Priory
Torksey Nunnery Cistercian
Tunstall Priory Gilbertine
Tupholme Abbey Premonstratensian
Vaudey Abbey Cistercian
Wellow Abbey Cistercian
Wilsford Priory Benedictine alien later Augustinian
West Ravendale Priory Premonstratensian (a cell of Beaufort) 1202-1389, granted to Southwell College
Willoughton Priory Benedictine Willowton Priory
Willoughton Preceptory Knights Templar Willowton Preceptory
Crabhouse in Winghale Priory Benedictine Wenghale Priory

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Greater London

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Aldgate Nunnery Franciscan The Nunnery of the Virgin and Saint Francis, without Aldgate
Barking Abbey Benedictine nuns
Bentley Friary Augustinian friars, site now occupied by private mansion, formerly in use as a girls school, then a hotel, now in ownership of R.A.F. Bentley Priory
Bermondsey Abbey Benedictine later Cluniac
Saint Helen's, Bishopsgate+ Benedictine nuns, church now in parochial use
Bromley-by-Bow Priory Benedictine nuns Stratford-at-Bow Priory
Ealing Abbey* Benedictine (from Downside) 1897, priory 1916, abbey 1955 The Abbey Church of Saint Benedict, Ealing
Feltham Priory Benedictine nuns 1868, (trns to Twickenham) Feltham Nunnery
Haliwell Priory Augustinian
Holywell nunnery, Shoreditch Benedictine
Hornchurch Priory+ (a cell of the Hospice of St. Bernard, Monte Jovis in Savoy) 1159-1390, site now occupied by St. Andrews C.E. parish church Monasterium Cornutum The Priory Church of Saint Nicholas and Saint Bernard, Hornchurch
Hounslow Priory
Kilburn Priory Augustinian Canonesses
Lesnes Abbey Arrouasian Benedictine Westwood Abbey
Lewisham Priory
London Charterhouse^, Charterhouse Square Carthusian, part now a private boys' school and part an almshouse
Merton Priory Augustinian, site now occupied by shopping centre and road Merton Abbey St. Mary's Priory The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Merton
Richmond Priory Carthusian c.1414 Sheen Priory
Ruislip Priory
Smithfield Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1123-1539, now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Bartholomew, Smithfield
Southwark Cathedral Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1106-1539, Minster church pre1066, in use as episcopal cathedral 1905-present The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Southwark
Stratford Langthorne Abbey Savignac 1135, Cistercian 1147-1538
Syon Abbey Bridgetine Charterhouse at Sheen
Tooting Priory Benedictine
Twickenham Priory Benedictine (trns from Feltham), (trns to West Malling)
Westminster Abbey+ Benedictine monks c.960-1540, 1556-1559, episcopal cathedral 1540-1550, now in use as a royal peculiar The Abbey Church of Saint Peter in Westminster

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Saint Benedict of Nursia (c. ... Ealing Abbey is a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastic foundation in West London, England, and part of the English Benedictine Congregation. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Events In the Roman Catholic Church, Cardinals are given the right of election of the Pope. ... Events Births December 27 - Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (died 1411) Domenico da Piacenza, Italian dancemaster (died 1470) John Dunstable, English composer (died 1453) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman and rebel leader (died 1436) Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (died 1447) John VIII Palaeologus Byzantine Emperor (died 1448) Deaths... Saint Nicholas, also known as Nikolaus in Germany and Sinterklaas (a contracted form of Sint Nicolaas) in the Netherlands and Flanders, is the common name for the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Anatolia, (now in modern Turkey) and had a reputation for secret gift... St. ... Lesnes Abbey was founded by Richard de Luci, Chief Justiciar of England, in 1178. ... Introduction CHARTERHOUSE. This name is an English corruption of the French maison chartreuse, a religious house of the Carthusian order. ... Merton Priory was founded in 1114 by Gilbert a sheriff of Henry I. By 1117 the foundation was colonised by canons from the Augustinian priory at Huntingdon and re-sited close to the River Wandle. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Merton Priory was founded in 1114 by Gilbert a sheriff of Henry I. By 1117 the foundation was colonised by canons from the Augustinian priory at Huntingdon and re-sited close to the River Wandle. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Events First Council of the Lateran confirms Concordat of Worms and demands that priests remain celibate End of the reign of Emperor Toba of Japan. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Michelangelos The Last Judgement shows Saint Bartholomew holding the knife of his martyrdom and his flayed skin. ... Southwark Cathedral The nave Southwark Cathedral or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie, Southwark, London, lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge. ... Events September 28 - Henry I of England defeats his older brother Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Tinchebrai, and imprisons him in Cardiff Castle; Edgar Atheling and William Clito are also taken prisoner. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events January 6 - Harold II is crowned List of monarchs September 29 - William of Normandy lands in England at Pevensey. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Southwark Cathedral The nave Southwark Cathedral or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie, Southwark, London, lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Syon Abbey, (or Sion Abbey) was a major medieval monastery of the Bridgettine Order, its major site bordering Brentford and Isleworth, Middlesex, England. ... The Abbeys western façade The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to as Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... Events Edgar the Peaceable crowned King of England. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Events January 15 - Elizabeth I of England is crowned in Westminster Abbey. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... A Royal Peculiar is a place of worship that falls directly under the jurisdiction of the British monarch, rather than a diocese. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... The Abbeys western façade The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to as Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral, in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ...

London non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
The London Buddhist Vihara*, The Avenue, Chiswick Buddhist trns from Heathfield Gardens 1994
The London Buddhist Vihara, Heathfield Gardens, Chiswick Buddhist trns from Heathfield Gardens, Chiswick 1964, trns to The Avenue, Chiswick 1994
The London Buddhist Vihara, Gloucester Road, London Buddhist post1926-c.1940, 1955-1964, trns to Heathfield Gardens, Chiswick 1964, requisitioned during World War II
The London Buddhist Vihara, Foster House, Ealing Buddhist 1926, trns to Gloucester Road post1926

For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... 1955 (MCMLV in Roman) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Merseyside

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Birkenhead Priory Benedictine

Merseyside is a metropolitan county, located in the North West of England. ... Burscough Priory, Priory Street, Birkenhead, Merseyside, England was founded about 1150 for the Benedictines, the parts that remain are open to the public. ...

Norfolk

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Aldeby Priory+ Benedictine The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Aldeby
Beeston Regis Priory Augustinian Beeston Priory
Binham Priory+ Benedictine c.1091-1539, part of church in parochial use (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Binham

The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Binham? Norfolk (pronounced IPA: /nɔ:fək/) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Henry, son of William I attempted a coup against his brothers but failed to seize the English throne. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ...

Blackborough Priory^ Benedictine nuns, remains incorporated into a private house
Bromehill Priory Augustinian Canons early13thC The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Thomas the Martyr, Bromehill
Broomholm Priory Cluniac The Priory Church of Saint Andrew, Broomholm
Burnham Norton Friary Carmelite
Carbrooke Preceptory Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller
Carrow Abbey Benedictine nuns
Castle Acre Priory Cluniac (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Castle Acre
Coxford Priory Augustinian
Crabhouse Priory Augustinian
Creake Abbey Augustinian priory, later abbey (EH) North Creake Abbey
Docking Priory
Flitcham Priory
Great Massingham Priory
St. Nicholas' Priory, Great Yarmouth Benedictine 1101-1536 The Priory Church of Saint Nicholas, Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth Black Friary Dominican
Great Yarmouth Grey Friary Franciscan
Great Yarmouth Carmelite Friary Carmelite
Hempton Priory hospital 12thC Fakenham Priory The Priory Church of Saint Stephen, Hempton
Hickling Priory# Augustinian 1185
Horsham St. Faith Priory Benedictine The Priory Church of Saint Faith, Horsham
Horstead Priory
Ingham Priory -16thC; site now occupied by The Swan Inn public house
Austin Friars, King's Lynn Augustinian friars
Benedictine Priory, King's Lynn Benedictine 1095-1538 The Priory & Parish Church of Saint Margaret with Saint Mary Magdalen and All the Virgin Saints, Benedictine Priory, King's Lynn;

The Priory & Parish Church of Saint Margaret with St Nicholas, Benedictine Priory, King's Lynn 1101 Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Saint Thomas à Becket (or Thomas Becket) (ca. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, was born at Bethsaida on the Lake of Galilee. ... Castle Acre Priory, in the village of Castle Acre, Norfolk, is thought to have been founded in 1089 by William de Warenne the son the 1st. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Castle Acre Priory, in the village of Castle Acre, Norfolk, is thought to have been founded in 1089 by William de Warenne the son the 1st. ... Creake Abbey is a ruined abbey in Norfolk, England, situated alongside the River Burn and a mile to the north of the village of North Creake. ... A priory is an ecclesiastical circumscription run by a prior. ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events A second wave of crusaders arrives in the newly established Kingdom of Jerusalem, after being heavily defeated by Kilij Arslan I at Heraclia. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Saint Nicholas, also known as Nikolaus in Germany and Sinterklaas (a contracted form of Sint Nicolaas) in the Netherlands and Flanders, is the common name for the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Anatolia, (now in modern Turkey) and had a reputation for secret gift... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr, was one of the first seven deacons chosen by the early church, according to the Acts of the Apostles (vi. ... Events April 25 - Genpei War - Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan. ... Feast Day: October 6 - for Roman Catholics and Anglicans (Book of Common Prayer). ... Events The country of Portugal is established for the second time. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Several Saints Margaret exist: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Saint Margaret of Cortona Saint Margaret of England Saint Margaret of Scotland Saint Margaret the Virgin Saint Margaret the Widow Saint Margaret of the Árpád dynasty (1242–1270) See also Margaret Sainte-Marguerite This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... Several Saints Margaret exist: Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Saint Margaret of Cortona Saint Margaret of England Saint Margaret of Scotland Saint Margaret the Virgin Saint Margaret the Widow Saint Margaret of the Árpád dynasty (1242–1270) See also Margaret Sainte-Marguerite This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Saint Nicholas is the common name for Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in 4th century Byzantine Lycia (part of modern Turkey), who had a reputation for secret gift-giving. ... Events A second wave of crusaders arrives in the newly established Kingdom of Jerusalem, after being heavily defeated by Kilij Arslan I at Heraclia. ...

Carmelite Friary, King's Lynn Carmelite White Friars, King's Lynn
Greyfriars, King's Lynn Franciscan
Langley Abbey Premonstratensian Canons 1198-16thC
Lessingham Priory Benedictine (a cell of Bec) -1415, -1462
St. Benet's Abbey, Ludham Benedictine St. Benet of Holm Abbey
Marham Abbey Cistercian nuns
Modeney Priory
Molycourt Priory
Mountjoy Priory
Normansburgh Priory
Blackfriars, Norwich Dominican, now St. Andrew's Hall
Norwich Cathedral Priory+ Benedictine 1096-1539, in use as episcopal cathedral 1096-present The Cathedral and Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Norwich
St. Leonard's Priory, Norwich The Priory Church of Saint Leonard, Norwich
Old Buckenham Priory
Pentney Priory Augustinian
Peterstone Priory
Shouldham Priory
Sporle Priory
Blackfriars, Thetford Dominican
Holy Sepulchre Priory, Thetford Augustinian The Canon's Priory
Thetford Priory Cluniac (EH)
St. George's Priory, Thetford Benedictine nuns
Toft monks Priory
Walsingham Friary Franciscan
Walsingham Priory Augustinian, now in private ownership with public access
Welle Priory, in Gayton Well Hall Priory
Wending Abbey
Wereham, Priory of St. Winwaloe
West Acre Priory Augustinian
West Dereham Abbey Premonstratensian from Welbeck 1183
Weybourne Priory
Weybridge Priory
Witchingham Priory
Wymondham Abbey+ Benedictine monks 1017-1538, church now in parochial use Wymondham Priory The Abbey Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Wymondham
Wormegay Priory Augustinian

Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Toba of Japan Emperor Tsuchimikado ascends to the throne of Japan January 8 - Pope Innocent III ascends Papal Throne Frederick II, infant son of German King Henry VI, crowned King of Sicily Births August 24 - Alexander II of Scotland (d. ... The Abbey of Bec (French: Abbaye Notre-Dame du Bec) in Le Bec-Hellouin, Normandy, France, is a Benedictine monastic foundation in the Eure département, in a valley, midway between the cities of Rouen and Le Havre. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... Events Settlers from Portugal begin to settle the Cape Verde islands. ... Norwich Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in the city of the same name in Norfolk, England dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity. ... Events Bernhard becomes Bishop of Brandenburg First documented teaching at the University of Oxford Beginning of the Peoples Crusade, the German Crusade, and the First Crusade Vital I Michele is Doge of Venice Peter I, King of Aragon, conquers Huesca Phayao, now a province of Thailand, is founded as... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events Bernhard becomes Bishop of Brandenburg First documented teaching at the University of Oxford Beginning of the Peoples Crusade, the German Crusade, and the First Crusade Vital I Michele is Doge of Venice Peter I, King of Aragon, conquers Huesca Phayao, now a province of Thailand, is founded as... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Saint Leonard may refer to: Saint Leonard of Blakemore Saint Leonard of Noblac Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada Saint-Léonard, Quebec, Canada Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel, Quebec, Canada See also St Leonards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Three-year old Emperor Go-Toba ascends to the throne of Japan after the forced abdication of his brother Antoku during the Genpei War William of Tyre excommunicated by the newly appointed Heraclius of Jerusalem, firmly ending their struggle for power Andronicus I Comnenus becomes the Byzantine emperor Births... Wymondham Abbey (pronounced Windham) is situated in the town of Wymondham in Norfolk, England. ... Events Canute the Great is acclaimed king of England. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Wymondham Abbey (pronounced Windham) is situated in the town of Wymondham in Norfolk, England. ...

Northamptonshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Canons Ashby Priory+ Augustinian, part of church now in parochial use
Catesby Priory
Chalcombe Priory
Daventry Priory
Delapré Abbey Cluniac nuns
Everdon Priory
Fineshade Priory Castle Hymel Priory
Luffield Abbey#, Syresham Benedictine
Luffield Priory, Syresham Benedictine
Northampton Abbey Augustinian early 12thC-1538 The Abbey Church of Saint James
Pipewell Abbey Cistercian 1143-1538, (not the modern 'Abbey church' to the north)
Sewardsley Priory
Sulby Abbey Premonstratensian trns from Welford
Weedon Beck Priory
Weedon Pinkney Priory Weedon Lois Priory
Wothorpe Priory

Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... Canons Ashby Priory was a monastic establishment in Northamptonshire, England. ... Delapré Abbey - the south front Delapré Abbey, Northampton, was one of only two Cluniac nunneries built in England (the other being at Arthington in Yorkshire); the Cluniac order was a branch of the Benedictines and fell under the rule of the great abbey at Cluny in Burgundy. ... Cluny nowadays The town of Cluny or Clugny lies in the modern-day département of Saône-et-Loire in the région of France, near Mâcon. ... Luffield Abbey is a village in the very north of Buckinghamshire, England. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Welford is a village and civil parish in England. ...

Northumberland

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alnwick Abbey Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1147-1535, 1536-1539 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Alnwick
Blanchland Abbey+ Premonstratensian Canons 1165, part of church now in parochial use, other monastic buildings in current use
Brinkburn Priory Augustinian Canons c.1135 (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Brinkburn
Chibburn Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Hexham Abbey+ Augustinian Canons 1113-1537, originally priory, cathedral 678-c.821, abbey, church in parochial use The Abbey Church of Saint Andrew, Hexham
Hulne Priory Carmelite 1242-1538
Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island Benedictine (from Durham) 1073 (EH)
Newminster Abbey Cistercian (from Fountains Abbey) 1138-1537, now within Abbey Farmhouse, public access with permission

Northumberland is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in northern England. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The town of Alnwick, nestling behind Alnwick Castle For the parish in New Brunswick, see Alnwick, New Brunswick Alnwick (pronounced ) is a small market town in north Northumberland, in the north-east of England. ... Events November 23 - Pope Alexander III enters Rome. ... Early History An Augustinian priory was founded on this site in the early 1130s, colonised with monks from Norfolk. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Early History An Augustinian priory was founded on this site in the early 1130s, colonised with monks from Norfolk. ... Inside Hexham Abbey Hexham Abbey is a place of Christian worship in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, in north-east England. ... Events Pierre Abélard opens his school in Paris End of Kyanzitthas reign in Myanmar Alaungsithus reign begins in Myanmar Suryavarman Is reign begins in the Khmer Empire Bridlington Priory founded Births August 24 - Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou (died 1151) Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... A priory is an ecclesiastical circumscription run by a prior. ... A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Anglican, Roman Catholic and some Lutheran churches, which serves as the central church of a diocese, and thus as a bishops seat. ... Events Pope Agatho succeeds Pope Donus. ... Events Tang Mu Zong becomes emperor of China Births Deaths February 11 - Benedict of Aniane, monastic founder and saint December 18 - Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans Coenwulf, king of Mercia Categories: 821 ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... Saint Andrew (Greek: Andreas, manly), the Christian Apostle, brother of Saint Peter, was born at Bethsaida on the Lake of Galilee. ... Inside Hexham Abbey Hexham Abbey is a place of Christian worship in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, in north-east England. ... Hulne Priory is a monastery that was founded in the 13th century by the Carmelites, or White Friars who were one of the Orders of Mendicants, bound by their rule to live in extreme poverty. ... // Events April 5 - During a battle on the ice of Chudskoye Lake, Russian forces rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... This article is about Lindisfarne, England. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ... Events Cardinal Hildebrand elevated to papacy as Pope Gregory VII, succeeding Pope Alexander II Emperor Shirakawa ascends the throne of Japan Rabbi Yitchaki Alfassi finishes writing the Rif, an important work of Jewish law. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Newminster Abbey was a Cistercian abbey in the north of England. ... Fountain is also the name of an artwork by Marcel Duchamp An ornamental lit fountain photographed at night for about 6 seconds. ... Events Robert Warelwast becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ...

Northumberland non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Harnham Buddhist Monastery*, Belsay Buddhist Theravada school Aruna Ratanagiri Buddhist Monastery

Northumberland is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in northern England. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by...

North Yorkshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Allerton Mauleverer Priory Benedictine
Arden Priory
Basedale Priory
Begar Priory, nr. Richmond alien Priory
Bolton Priory+ Augustinian Canons 1154-1540, part of church now in parochial use 'Bolton Abbey' The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bolton
Byland Abbey Cistercian trns from Stocking 1177-1539 (EH) The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Byland
'old Byland Abbey' Cistercian trns from Hood 1143-1147, trns to Stocking Abbey 1147
Coverham Abbey^ Premonstratensian, trns from Swainby, part of abbey guest-house incorporated into a house
Darlington Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint Clare, Darlington
Drax Priory
Easby Abbey Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1152 (NT) The Abbey Church of Saint Agatha, Easby
Ellerton Priory Cistercian nuns 1170, now in private ownership without public access
Ellerton in Swaledale Priory
Ellerton on Spalding Moor Priory
Fors Abbey Savignac 1145-1156, trns to Jervaulx 1156
Foulbridge Preceptory
Fountains Abbey Cistercian 1132-1539 (NT)
Grosmont Priory
Guisborough Priory Augustinian Canons 1119 (EH)
Handale Priory Grendale Priory
Healaugh Park Priory Healaugh Priory
Hood Abbey Cistercian trns from Hood -1143, trns to Byland
Jervaulx Abbey Cistercian (from Fors) 1156-1537, now in private ownership with public access
Keldholme Priory
Kirkham Priory Augustinian (EH) 1120s
Lastingham Priory Benedictine 1078, trns to York ante1086
Malton Priory+ Gilbertine (c.)1150-1539, part of church now in parochial use Old Malton Priory The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Old Malton
Marrick Priory Benedictine nuns 1150s, now in private ownership without public access
Marton Priory
Middlesbrough Priory
Mount Grace Priory Carthusian 1398 (NT) Mount Grace Charterhouse
Mount St. John Preceptory
Moxby Priory Moxby in Marton Priory
Newburgh Priory Augustinian Canons 1150
Nun Appleton Priory
Nun Monkton Benedictine nuns c.1145-1536, part of church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Nun Monkton
Penhill Preceptory Knights Templar c.1155, site now within Temple Farm Temple Dowskar; Temple Dove Skar The Chapel of Our Lady and Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Ribston Preceptory Knights Templar, chapel now part of Ribston Hall, now in private ownership
Greyfriars, Richmond Franciscan, remains now within a public park
St. Martin's Priory, Richmond Benedictine, now in private ownership The Priory Church of Saint Martin, Richmond
Rievaulx Abbey Cistercian 1132-1538 (EH)
Ripon Cathedral Priory -660, monks 661, secular canons 10thC?, diocesan cathedral 1876-present The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Wilfrid, Ripon
Rosedale Priory^ Cistercian nuns, remains incorporated into houses
Selby Abbey Benedictine monks c.1070-1039, in parochial use 1618-present The Abbey Church of Saint Mary and Saint Germain, Selby
Snainton Preceptory Knights Templar
Stocking Abbey Cistercian trns from Hood Abbey 1147-1177, trns to Byland 1177
Swainby Abbey Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1190, trns to Coverham
Temple Cowton Preceptory
Thicket Priory
Westerdale Preceptory
Wetherby Preceptories
Whitby Abbey Benedictine 1078, built on the site of St. Hilda's monastery (EH)
Whitley Preceptory
Wykeham Abbey Cistercian nuns
Yedingham Priory Benedictine nuns
Augustinian Friary, York Augustinian
Ampleforth Abbey*, York Benedictine 1608-present The Abbey Church of Saint Lawrence the Martyr, Ampleforth
Copmanthrope Preceptory, York The Preceptory of Copmanthrope with the Castle Mills, York
Carmelite Friary, York Carmelite
Dominican Friary, York Dominican
Holy Trinity Priory, York secular canons -1069, Benedictine, Benedictine monks 1089-1538 The Priory Church of The Holy Trinity, Micklegate, York
Franciscan Friary, York Franciscan
St Anne's Monastic House, York* Celtic Orthodox church
York Cathedral secular canons, diocesan cathedral 627-present
St. Mary's Abbey, York Benedictine 1080 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, York

Bolton Abbey North Yorkshire is a Shire county within the region of Yorkshire and the Humber in England. ... Events King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Saint Clare of Assisi, born Chiara Offreduccio, (July 16, 1194–August 11, 1253) was one of the first followers of Francis of Assisi and founded the Order of Poor Ladies to organize the women who chose to take the Franciscan vow of poverty and celibacy. ... Events March 4 - Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans Eleanor of Aquitaine has her marriage to Louis VII annulled May 18 - Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry of Anjou Church of Ireland acknowledges Popes authority Almohad Dynasty conquers Algeria Establishment of the archbishopric of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Saint Agatha (died AD 251) is a Christian saint. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the court of Henry II because of a string of infidelities. ... Events Pope Lucius II is succeeded by Pope Eugene III Nur ad-Din ascends to power in Syria Construction begins on Notre-Dame dChartres in Chartres, France Korean historian Kim Pusik compiled the historical text Samguk Sagi. ... Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire is a Cistercian monastery first founded A.D. 1132. ... Events Diarmaid Mac Murrough has the abbey of Kildare in Ireland burned and the abbess raped. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Events February 2 - Callixtus II becomes Pope August 20 - Henry I of England routes Louis VI at the Battle of Bremule. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... Jervaulx Abbey was one of the great Cistercian abbeys of Yorkshire, founded in 1156. ... Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... The ruins of Kirkham priory are situated on the banks of the River Derwent, Yorkshire, at Kirkham, Yorkshire. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Welcher of Malvern creates a system of measurement for the earth using degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude. ... Events Romanesque church begun at Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain Anselm of Canterbury becomes abbot of Le Bec William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower to be built Births Deaths Categories: 1078 ... Events Domesday Book is completed in England Emperor Shirakawa of Japan starts his cloistered rule Imam Ali Mosque is rebuilt by the Seljuk Malik Shah I after being destroyed by fire. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Mount Grace Priory is the best preserved and most accessible of the ten Carthusian charterhouses in England. ... Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Situated 8 miles north of York at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Nidd, Nun Monkton is among the prettiest villages of North Yorkshire. ... Events Pope Lucius II is succeeded by Pope Eugene III Nur ad-Din ascends to power in Syria Construction begins on Notre-Dame dChartres in Chartres, France Korean historian Kim Pusik compiled the historical text Samguk Sagi. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... There are five St. ... St. ... The town of Richmond as seen from the top of the keep of Richmond Castle Richmond is a market town on the River Swale in North Yorkshire, UK. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, it is a popular tourist destination. ... The ruins of the abbey church Rievaulx Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey located in the small village of Rievaulx (pronounced Ree-voh), near Helmsley in North Yorkshire. ... Events Diarmaid Mac Murrough has the abbey of Kildare in Ireland burned and the abbess raped. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... The west front of Ripon minster The interior of the cathedral The East end Ripon Cathedral in Ripon was founded in 672, when it is believed to have been the second stone building erected in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria. ... Events Childeric II proclaimed king of Austrasia. ... Events Caliph Ali Ben Abu Talib is assassinated. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Wilfrid (c. ... The west front of Ripon minster The interior of the cathedral The East end Ripon Cathedral in Ripon was founded in 672, when it is believed to have been the second stone building erected in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria. ... Selby Abbey is one of the relatively few surviving abbey churches of the medieval period, and, although not a cathedral, is one of the biggest. ... Events Hereward the Wake begins a Saxon revolt in the Fens of eastern England. ... Events June 4 - Henry III becomes King of Germany. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Saint-Germain may refer to various French phenomena: the 6th century bishop of Paris, canonized as Saint Germain of Paris, who founded an abbey in the fields near Paris, now the church of Saint-Germain-des-Pres which gave its name to the neighborhood on the Left Bank that is... Selby Abbey is one of the relatively few surviving abbey churches of the medieval period, and, although not a cathedral, is one of the biggest. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. ... Events March 16 - Massacre and mass-suicide of the Jews of York, England prompted by Crusaders and Richard Malebys kill 150-500 Jews in Cliffords Tower June 10 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. ... Carmelite Monastery Thicket Priory York, YO4 6DE Tel: 01904 448277 A Cistercian monastery for nuns stood on the site of Thicket Priory from the 12th Century. ... The ruins of Whitby Abbey a view from across the harbour Whitby Abbey is a ruined monastery sited on Whitbys East Cliff. ... Events Romanesque church begun at Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain Anselm of Canterbury becomes abbot of Le Bec William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower to be built Births Deaths Categories: 1078 ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... This page concerns the Christian martyr. ... Events Harrying of the North- King William of England (William the Conqueror) reacts to rebellions made by his people against him. ... Events Northumbria divided by the Normans into the counties of Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire, Westmorland and Lancashire August 11, powerful Britain Coronation of Rama Varma Kulasekhara in Kerala Synod of Melfi under Pope Urban II imposes slavery on the wives of priests Palmyra destroyed by earthquake Byzantine conquest of Crete... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... York Minster Close The southwest tower of York Minster Inside York Minster The interior of the tower York Minster is an imposing Gothic cathedral in York, northern England. ... Events April 11 - Paulinus, a Roman missionary, baptizes King Edwin of Deira December 12 - Battle of Nineveh: Byzantine Emperor Heraclius defeats the Persians Births Deaths November 10 - Justus, Archbishop of Canterbury Categories: 627 ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ...

Nottinghamshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Beauvale Charterhouse Carthusian Beauvale Priory
Blyth Priory+ Benedictine monks 1088-1536, church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Blyth
Broadholme Priory Premonstratensian nuns
Felley Priory Augustinian
Mattersey Priory Gilbertine (EH)
Newstead Priory Augustinian, adapted into a mansion named 'Newstead Abbey', now in ownership of Nottingham City Council
Ossington Preceptory Knights ...
Rufford Abbey Cistercian, now in ownership of Nottinghamshire County Council
Shelford Priory Augustinian, remains incorporated into Shelford House
Thurgarton Priory+ Augustinian, part of church now in parochial use
Wallingwells Priory Benedictine nuns
Welbeck Abbey Premonstratensian from Newhouse 1154-1536
Worksop Priory+ Augustinian Canons post1119-1539, now in parochial use formerly known as Radford Priory The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Worksop

Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Events Succession of Pope Urban II (1088-1099) Work begins on the third and largest church at Cluny Rebellion of 1088 against William II of England lead by Odo of Bayeux. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Nottingham City Council is the city council for the unitary authority of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire. ... Rufford Abbey in an estate in Sherwood Forest in England. ... Events King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Worksop Priory (formally The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Worksop) is a Church of England parish church and former priory in the town of Worksop, Nottinghamshire, part of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. ... Events February 2 - Callixtus II becomes Pope August 20 - Henry I of England routes Louis VI at the Battle of Bremule. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c. ... Worksop Priory (formally The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Worksop) is a Church of England parish church and former priory in the town of Worksop, Nottinghamshire, part of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. ...

Oxfordshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Abingdon Abbey Benedictine 1239-1539, to the south of the earlier site (below), now incorporated into town buildings, in local authority and trust ownership The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Abingdon
Abingdon Abbey^ Benedictine 695-1239, transferred from Bagley Wood, near Sunningwell The Abbey Church of Saint Mary
Bruern Abbey# Cistercian from Waverley 1147-1536, site now occupied by 18thC private house named 'Bruern Abbey' The Abbey Church of Saint Mary of the Heath of Tretone, Bruern
Burford Priory Benedictine (Anglican) Priory of Our Lady, Burford
Clanfield Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Clattercote Priory Gilbertine, site now occupied by private house
Cogges Priory
Dorchester Abbey+ secular canons -1140, Augustinian Canons 1140-1536, built on site of diocesan cathedral, monastic remains now incorporated into parish church The Abbey Church of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Birinus
Faringdon Abbey Cistercian from Citeaux 1203-1204, trns to Beaulieu 1204
Godstow Abbey Benedictine
Goring Priory Augustinian nuns
Littlemore Priory
Minchery Priory Benedictine nuns, site now occupied by Minchery Farm, also called 'The Priory and...?....'
Minster Lovell Priory Benedictine
Oseney Abbey Augustinian
Christ Church Cathedral Priory, Oxford+ Augustinian nuns c.727, secular canons 1004, Augustinian Canons 1122-1524, conventual church, now in use as diocesan cathedral and college chapel The Priory Church of Saint Frideswide, Oxford
Pheleley Priory
Rewley Abbey Cistercian
Sandford-on-Thames Preceptory Knights Templar later Knights Hospitaller
Studley Priory Benedictine nuns 12thC, converted into an Elizabethan manor house, now in use as the 'Studley Priory Hotel'
Sunningwell Abbey Benedictine 675-695, moved to Abingdon
Thame Abbey Cistercian
Wallingford Priory# Benedictine 1097-1525, cell of St Albans Abbey Holy Trinity Priory, Wallingford
Wroxton Abbey Augustinian

Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Latin Oxonia) is a county in south-east England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... // Events Births June 17 - King Edward I of England (died 1307) December 17 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (died 1256) Peter III of Aragon (died 1285) John II, Duke of Brittany (died 1305) Ippen, Japanese monk (died 1289) Deaths March 3 - Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (born 1187) March... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events People of Byzantium revolt against Justinian II. Leontius II made emperor, Justinian II is banished. ... // Events Births June 17 - King Edward I of England (died 1307) December 17 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese shogun (died 1256) Peter III of Aragon (died 1285) John II, Duke of Brittany (died 1305) Ippen, Japanese monk (died 1289) Deaths March 3 - Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (born 1187) March... Bruern or Bruern Abbey is a village and civil parish in the West Oxfordshire district of Oxfordshire, England. ... Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England, founded in 1128 by William Giffard, bishop of Winchester. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Bruern or Bruern Abbey is a village and civil parish in the West Oxfordshire district of Oxfordshire, England. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... This article is about the town of Burford in Oxfordshire. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Birinus (c. ... 16th century Citeaux, perspective view (engraving) Cîteaux Abbey (French: abbaye de Cîteaux) is a Catholic abbey located in Saint-Nicolas-lès-Cîteaux, south of Dijon, France. ... Events April 16 - Philip II of France enters Rouen, leading to the eventual unification of Normandy and France. ... // Events February - Byzantine emperor Alexius IV is overthrown in a revolution, and Alexius V is proclaimed emperor. ... Early History Beaulieu Abbey was a Cistercian house in Hampshire, one of the three monasteries founded by King John (c. ... // Events February - Byzantine emperor Alexius IV is overthrown in a revolution, and Alexius V is proclaimed emperor. ... The ruined Godstow Abbey. ... Christ Church (in full: The Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry VIII) is one of the largest and wealthiest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... // Area Code Area Codes that served the places of St. ... Events December: End of the Samanid dynasty in Bokhara. ... Events Resolution of Investiture Controversy in the Concordat of Worms Pierre Abélard writes Sic et Non Births Ben Lancaster, Gradutate, Dynamite dancer. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Christ Church (in full: The Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry VIII) is one of the largest and wealthiest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... Events The abbey of Abingdon, England is founded Aldhelm made abbot Aethelred succeeds his brother Wulfhere as king of Mercia Births Deaths Wulfhere, king of Japan - Temmu Emperor of Japan (672-686) Categories: 675 ... Events People of Byzantium revolt against Justinian II. Leontius II made emperor, Justinian II is banished. ... Nothing remains of Holy Trinity Priory in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England which is believed to have been on the site of the Bullcroft recreation ground, High Street. ... Events Edgar I deposes Donald III to become king of Scotland. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Abbey gateway St Albans Abbey was an abbey at St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, dissolved in 1539 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. ... Map sources for Wallingford at grid reference SU6089 Wallingford is a small town in Oxfordshire in southern England. ... Wroxton Abbey. ...

Shropshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alberbury Priory Grandmontine
Bromfield Priory+ Benedictine, church now in parochial use
Buildwas Abbey Savignac from Savigny 1135-1147, Cistercian 1147-1536, part of monastic buildings incorporated into a private house (EH)
Haughmond Abbey Augustinian Canons (EH)
Lilleshall Abbey Augustinian c.1148 (EH)
Wenlock Priory Cluniac monks (EH) Much Wenlock Priory
Greyfriars, Shrewsbury Franciscan
Shrewsbury Abbey+ Benedictine monks c.1080-1540, part of church now in parochial use The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Shrewsbury
(nave dedicated to The Holy Cross)
White Ladies Priory Augustinian canonesses, house built on site (EH)

Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Map sources for Buildwas Abbey at grid reference SJ642044 Buildwas Abbey is located along the banks of the river Severn, about 2 miles west of Ironbridge, Shropshire. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Haughmond Abbey in Shropshire, otherwise known as the Abbey of Saint John, was founded in about 1100 AD. A statue of St John the Evangelist with his emblem can be found carved into the arches of the chapter house. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Shrewsbury Abbey, now famous for its prominent role in the Brother Cadfael mysteries of Ellis Peters, is a medieval monastic foundation. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Shrewsbury Abbey, now famous for its prominent role in the Brother Cadfael mysteries of Ellis Peters, is a medieval monastic foundation. ... The traditional form of the Christian cross, known as the Latin cross The Christian cross is a familiar religious symbol of most Christianity. ... White Ladies Priory (often Whiteladies Priory) is in Shropshire and is famous as the first resting place on the journey of Charles II of England after the Battle of Worcester during his escape to France in 1651. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ...

Somerset

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Athelney Abbey# Benedictine c.888, 960-1539, site of church marked by a monument The Abbey of Saint Peter, Saint Paul and Saint Athelwine
Barlinch Priory Augustinian
Barrow Gurney Benedictine nuns Minchin Barrow
Bath Abbey+ Nuns c.676, 'Benedictine' monks 963/4-1539, diocesan cathedral 1090, church now in parochial use The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath
Bridgwater Friary Franciscan
Bruton Abbey Augustinian priory -1525, abbey 1525-1533 (1553?)
Buckland Priory, Durston Augustinian Canons later Knights Hospitaller nuns, site now occupied by Buckland Farm Minchin Buckland Preceptory?
Burtle Priory Augustinian Burtle Moor Priory
Cannington Nunnery Benedictine nuns (from Dorset), trns to Colwich Abbey, converted into a mansion, then reverted to nunnery
Cleeve Abbey Cistercian from Revesby 1186/1191-1536 (EH) Vallis Florida
Downside Abbey* Benedictine trns from Douai 1814-present The Abbey Church of Saint Gregory the Great, Downside, Stratton-on-Fosse
Dunster Priory+ Benedictine, church in parochial use
Glastonbury Abbey Benedictine, now in private ownership with public access The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Glastonbury
Hinton Charterhouse Priory Carthusian, now in private ownership without public access
Ilchester Friary Dominican
Ilchester Priory ?Augustinian nuns Blanchesale or Whitehall
Keynsham Abbey Augustinian
Montacute Priory Cluniac 12thC, remains now part of Abbey Farm
Muchelney Abbey Benedictine (EH)
Stavordale Priory Augustinian, priory church converted into a private house
Stogursey Priory
Taunton Priory# Augustinian The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Sain Paul, Taunton
Taunton Priory Augustinian on new site outside Taunton, part of remains now called Priory Barn, converted into a cricket museum
Templecombe Preceptory Knights Templar
Witham Priory+ Carthusian 1180/1, church now in parochial use Witham Abbey The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Witham
Woodspring Priory^ Augustinian, let as holiday house (NT)
Worspring Priory?
Yenston Priory# 16thC house on site

Somerset is a county in the south-west of England. ... Events January 13: With the death of Charles the Fat, the Frankish kingdom is split again, and this time permanently. ... Events Edgar the Peaceable crowned King of England. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Petrus, by Francesco del Cossa Saint Peter, also known as Peter, Simon ben Jonah/BarJonah, Simon Peter, Cephas and Kepha—original name Simon or Simeon (Acts 15:14)—was one of the twelve original disciples or apostles of Jesus. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Barrow Gurney is a village in North Somerset, England, situated on the A38 road five miles south west of Bristol city centre. ... Bath Abbey at sunset Bath Abbey is the last in a series of monastic churches built in Bath and is still in active use. ... Events November 2 - Donus becomes Pope. ... Events Holy Roman Emperor Otto I defeats Mieszko I of Poland, compels him to pay tribute Luxembourg is founded, and the Belgium area becomes part of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. ... Events Nicephorus II begins campaign to recapture Cilicia. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events Granada captured by Yusuf Ibn Tashfin, King of the Almoravides Beginnings of troubadours in Provence Bejaia becomes the capital of the Algeria Births William of Malmsbury Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Saint Famianus Eliezer ben Nathan of Mainz Deaths Saint Malcoldia of Asti Saint Adalbero Categories: 1090 ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Bath Abbey at sunset Bath Abbey is the last in a series of monastic churches built in Bath and is still in active use. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Events January 25 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn, his second Queen consort. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... Events John the Chanter becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... // Events May 12 - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Saint Gregorys Abbey, commonly known as Downside Abbey, is a Benedictine monastery of the English Benedictine Congregation. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Saint Gregory I, or Gregory the Great (called the Dialogist in Eastern Orthodoxy) (circa 540 - March 12, 604) was pope of the Catholic Church from September 3, 590 until his death. ... Saint Gregorys Abbey, commonly known as Downside Abbey, is a Benedictine monastery of the English Benedictine Congregation. ... Glastonbury Abbey in Glastonbury, Somerset, England, now presents itself as traditionally the oldest above-ground Christian church in the world situated in the mystical land of Avalon by dating the founding of the community of monks at 63 A.D., the legendary visit of Joseph of Arimathea, who was supposed... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Glastonbury Abbey in Glastonbury, Somerset, England, now presents itself as traditionally the oldest above-ground Christian church in the world situated in the mystical land of Avalon by dating the founding of the community of monks at 63 A.D., the legendary visit of Joseph of Arimathea, who was supposed... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... Events Jayavarman VII assumes control of the Khmer kingdom. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... --Duk 13:36, 2 Jun 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... The Landmark Trust is a British charity that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural importance and gives them a new life by making them available to stay in for holidays. ...

South Yorkshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Hampole Priory Cistercian nuns ante1136 The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Hampole
Monk Bretton Priory Cluniac 1153, Benedictine 1281-1538 (EH) The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Monk Bretton
Roche Abbey Cistercian 1147-1538 (EH) The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Roche

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Staffordshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Baswich Priory Augustinian Canons 1174-1538, site now occupied by Priory Farm The Priory Church of Saint Thomas the Martyr, Baswich
Blithbury Priory Monks then nuns -14thC trns to Brewood The Priory Church of Saint Giles, Blithbury
Brewood Priory Benedictine nuns 1195 Black Ladies The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Brewood
Canwell Priory Benedictine c.1142 The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Saint Giles, and All Saints, Canwell
Colwich Abbey Benedictine nuns from Cannington 1836-1928, Abbey 1928-present The Abbey Church of Our Lady of Good Hope, Colwich
Cotton Abbey Cistercian from Aulnay-sur-Odon 1176-c.1178
Croxden Abbey Cistercian from Cotton c.1178-1538 (EH) The Abbey Church of the Vale of Saint Mary at Croxden
Dieulacres Abbey Cistercian from Poulton 1214-1539, site now in private ownership at Abbey Green
Farewell Priory hermits, Benedictine nuns ante1148-1527, site now occupied by St. Bartholomew's Church The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Farewell
Hawkesyard Priory Dominican
Hulton Abbey
Keele Preceptory
Lapley Priory
Lichfield Friary Franciscan c.1237
Little Haywood Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Little Haywood
Newcastle-under-Lyme Friary Dominican c.1277
Oulton Abbey* Benedictine nuns The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Oulton
Poulton Abbey Cistercian from Combermere 1158-1214, trns to Dieulacres 1214
Radmore Abbey Hermitage, Cistercian monks c.1143/7-1155, monks trnsto Stoneleigh 1155, converted to a royal hunting lodge The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Radmore
Ranton Abbey Augustinian
Rochester Abbey
Sandwell Priory
Stafford Friary Franciscan c.1274 Grey Friars, Stafford
Stafford Friary Augustinian 1344 Austin Friars, Stafford
Priory of St. Thomas nr. Stafford
Stone Priory
Trentham Priory
Tutbury Priory+ Benedictine, part of church now in parochial use

Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Events Vietnam is given the official name of Annam by China. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Saint Thomas Becket (December 21, 1118 – December 29, 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170. ... Saint Giles (Latin Ægidius) was a 7th-8th century Christian hermit saint. ... Events Priory of St Marys, Bushmead, founded. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Sutoku, emperor of Japan Emperor Konoe ascends to the throne of Japan Henry the Lion becomes Duke of Saxony Births Farid od-Din Mohammad ebn Ebrahim Attar, Persian mystical poet (died 1220) Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (died 1192) Bornin1142, a GameFAQs user... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Saint Giles (Latin Ægidius) was a 7th-8th century Christian hermit saint. ... All Saints in Poland The festival of All Saints, also sometimes known as All Hallows, or Hallowmas, is a feast celebrated in their honour. ... Charles Darwin 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Events May 22 - Murder attempt by the Hashshashin on Saladin near Aleppo Raynald of Chatillon released from prison in Aleppo May 29 - Frederick Barbarossa is defeated in the Battle of Legnano by the Lombard League leading to the pactum Anagninum (the Agreement of Anagni) September 17 - Seljuk Turks defeat Manuel... Events June 18 - Five Canterbury monks see what was possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed The Sung Document written detailing the discovery of Mu-Lan-Pi (suggested by some to be California) by Muslim sailors The Chronicle of Gervase of Canterbury written The Leaning Tower of Pisa begins to... Croxden Abbey was a Cistercian abbey at Croxden, Staffordshire, England. ... Events June 18 - Five Canterbury monks see what was possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed The Sung Document written detailing the discovery of Mu-Lan-Pi (suggested by some to be California) by Muslim sailors The Chronicle of Gervase of Canterbury written The Leaning Tower of Pisa begins to... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Croxden Abbey was a Cistercian abbey at Croxden, Staffordshire, England. ... Events Simon Apulia becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events January 5 - Felix Manz, co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in the Limmat River in Zürich by the Zürich Reformed state church. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... // Events Thomas II of Savoy becomes count of Flanders. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events The philosophical doctrine Averroism is banned from Paris by bishop Etienne Tempier Burmas Pagan empire begins to disintegrate after being defeated by Kublai Khan at Ngasaungsyan, near the Chinese border. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events January 11 - Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia End of the formal reign of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan, also the beginning of his cloistered rule, which will last to his death in 1192. ... Events Simon Apulia becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events Simon Apulia becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events Celestine II is elected pope. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events May 7 - In France the Second Council of Lyons opens to consider the condition of the Holy Land and to agree to a union with the Byzantine church. ... Events English king Edward III introduces three new gold coins, the florin. ...

Suffolk

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alnesbourne Priory Augustinian 13th-century The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Alnesbourne
Battisford Preceptory Knights Hospitaller preceptory/hospital
Blackfriars, Sudbury Dominican
Blakenham Priory
Blythburgh Priory Augustinian Canons, from St Osyth's The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Blythburgh
Great Bricett Priory Augustinian alien priory of Abbey of St Leonard, nr Limoges c.1110 Bricett Priory The Priory Church of Saint Leonard, Bricett
Bruisyard Abbey
Bungay Priory Benedictine nuns 1160 The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Bungay
Bury St. Edmunds Abbey 633, Benedictine 1020-1539, remains now within a public park, diocesan cathedral in precinct (EH) The Abbey Church of Saint Edmund, Bury Saint Edmunds
Butley Priory Augustinian 1171 Butleigh Priory The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Butley
Campsey Priory Augustinian Priory of Saint Mary, Campsey Ash
Chipley Priory Augustinian Canons ante1291 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chipley
Clare Priory* Augustinian friars 1248/9, 1953-present The Priory Church of Our Lady, Saint Peter and Saint Paul and Saint Augustine, Clare
Creeting St. Mary Priory
Creeting St. Olave Priory
Dodnash Priory* Augustinian ante1300 THe Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dodnash
East Bergholt Abbey* Nuns The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, East Bergholt
Edwardstone Priory
Eye Priory alien house c.1080, Benedictine c.1385
Felixstowe Priory
Flixton Priory Augustinian nuns 1258 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Katharine
Greyfriars, Dunwich Franciscan
Hoxne Priory
Ss Peter & Paul Priory, Ipswich Augustinian c.1190 The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Ipswich
Ipswich Priory Augustinian Christchurch The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Ipswich
Ixworth Priory Augustinian Canons c.1100, destroyed during civil warfare The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Ixworth
Ixworth Priory Augustinian Canons c.1170, on a different site from the original foundation 'Ixworth Abbey' The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Ixworth
Kersey Priory Augustinian ante1219 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Anthony, Kersey
Lavenham Priory^ Benedictine, converted into mansion latterly open to public, now hotel accommodation
Leiston Abbey Premonstratensian Canons from Welbeck 1180/1183, (EH)
Letheringham Priory Augustinian Canons c.1194 The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Letheringham
Little Welnetham Trinitarian
Mendham Priory
Redlingfield Priory Benedictine nuns c.1120
Rumburgh Priory Benedictine (a cell of St. Benet's Abbey, Ludham) 1064-12thC, trns to St Mary's Abbey, York ThePriory Church of Saint Michael and Saint Felix, Rumburgh
Sibton Abbey Cistercian (from Warden Abbey) 1150-1536 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Sibton
Snape Priory Benedictine 11thC, cell of St John's Abbey, Colchester, later under Butley Abbey
St. Olaves Priory, Herringfleet Augustinian Canons c.1216 Herringfleet Priory The Priory Church of Saint Olave, Heringfleet
Sudbury Augustinian Priory# Augustinian
Sudbury Benedictine Priory# Benedictine
Wangford Priory Cluniac, ante1160, cell of Thetford Priory
Woodbridge Priory

Suffolk (pronounced SUF-fk) is a large traditional and administrative county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events December 4 - First Crusade: The Crusaders conquer Sidon. ... Saint Leonard may refer to: Saint Leonard of Blakemore Saint Leonard of Noblac Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Saint Leonard, Maryland, United States Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada Saint-Léonard, Quebec, Canada Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel, Quebec, Canada See also St Leonards This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Bury St. ... Events Oswald of Bernicia becomes Bretwalda. ... Events Hospice built in Jerusalem by Knights Hospitaller City of Saint-Germain-en-Laye founded Third Italian campaign of Henry II of Germany Canute the Great codifies the laws of England Births Harold II of England (approximate) Empress Agnes of Poitou, regent of the Holy Roman Empire (d. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Edmund the Martyr (circa 840 - November 20, 870) was a King of East Anglia. ... Bury St. ... // Events Saladin abolishes the Fatimid caliphate, restoring Sunni rule in Egypt. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... For broader historical context, see 1290s and 13th century. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Louis IX of France departs on the Seventh Crusade for Egypt Kingdom of Castile captures city of Seville from Muslims Cologne cathedral: old cathedral burns down April 30; foundation stone to current cathedral laid August 15 Births Deaths January 4 - King Sancho II of Portugal, in exile in Toledo... Events University, the first College at Oxford founded Births Emperor Kameyama of Japan Pope John XXII Frederick I, Margrave of Baden Deaths July 6 - Alexander II of Scotland (b. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Events Beginning of the Renaissance. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events William I of England, in a letter, reminds the Bishop of Rome that the King of England owes him no allegiance. ... Events August 14 - Battle of Aljubarrota between the Portuguese under John I of Portugal and the Castilians, under John I of Castile. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events March 16 - Massacre and mass-suicide of the Jews of York, England prompted by Crusaders and Richard Malebys kill 150-500 Jews in Cliffords Tower June 10 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... The name Saint Paul may refer to one of several possible meanings or references, though it is most commonly used to refer to the Biblical Paul of Tarsus. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Events William II of England dies in a hunting accident - Henry I becomes King of England King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties, one of the first examples of a constitution. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral Eleanor of Aquitaine leaves the court of Henry II because of a string of infidelities. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... // Events Saint Francis of Assisi introduces Catholicism into Egypt, during the Fifth Crusade The Flag of Denmark fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse Ongoing events Fifth Crusade (1217-1221) Births Christopher I of Denmark (died 1259) Frederick II of Austria (died 1246) Guillaume de Gisors, supposedly the... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Saint Anthony may be: Saints Anthony the Great (251-356) Anthony of Padua (also of Lisbon) (1195-1231) Place names United Kingdom: St. ... Leiston Abbey, formerly known as St Marys Abbey, was founded in 1182 at Minsmere by a powerful lawyer named Ranulf de Glanville, Lord Chief Justice to King Henry II. In 1363 the Abbey was transferred to Leiston, and its Patron Robert de Ufford, Earl of Suffolk, devoted his last... Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... Events Three-year old Emperor Go-Toba ascends to the throne of Japan after the forced abdication of his brother Antoku during the Genpei War William of Tyre excommunicated by the newly appointed Heraclius of Jerusalem, firmly ending their struggle for power Andronicus I Comnenus becomes the Byzantine emperor Births... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Welcher of Malvern creates a system of measurement for the earth using degrees, minutes, and seconds of latitude and longitude. ... Events Sunset Crater Volcano first erupts. ... The Abbey of St Mary in York lies in what is now the gardens of the Yorkshire Museum. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... St Felix was an obscure 5th century British saint who was probably active in the south-western part of the country, especially Devon and Cornwall. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Prince Louis of France, the future King Louis VIII, invades England in the First Barons War Henry III becomes King of England. ... Olav II Haraldsson ( 995 – July 29, 1030), king from 1015–1028, (known during his lifetime as the Stout and after his death as Saint Olav), was born in the year in which Olav Tryggvasson came to Norway. ... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ...

Surrey

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Chertsey Abbey Benedictine 666-1537 The Abbey Church of Saint Peter, Chertsey
Laleham Abbey Benedictine 13thC
Newark Priory Augustinian late 12thC
Reigate Priory Augustinian 1235-1535, converted into a Palladian mansion, now in use as a school located in public Priory Park
Tandridge Priory hospital, Augustinian Canons c.1200-1537 The Priory Church of Saint James, Tandridge
Waverley Abbey Cistercian 1128-1536 (EH) The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Waverley

Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... This page is about the year AD 666. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... Events Anglo-Norman invasion of Connacht St. ... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Events University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France The Kanem-Bornu Empire was established in northern Africa around the year 1200 Mongol victory over Northern China — 30,000,000 killed Births Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (died 1265) Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (died... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Saint James can refer to the following: Several men mentioned in the New Testament, whose various epithets and euphemisms cause some uncertainties: James, son of Zebedee, an apostle, brother of John the Apostle; also called Saint James the Great. ... Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England, founded in 1128 by William Giffard, bishop of Winchester. ... Events Pope Honorius II recognizes and confirms the Order of the Knights Templar. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England, founded in 1128 by William Giffard, bishop of Winchester. ...

Tyne and Wear

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Jarrow Priory+ Benedictine, part of church now in parochial use (EH)
Austin Friars, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Augustinian Friars
Blackfriars, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Dominican
Carmelite Friary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Carmelite
Greyfriars, Newcastle-upon-Tyne# Franciscan
Tynemouth Priory Benedictine, on site of two earlier foundations (EH)

Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East of England and consists of the estuary areas of the rivers Tyne and Wear. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... The main gatehouse to Tynemouth Castle Tynemouth Castle is situated on cliffs overlooking Tynemouth Pier. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ...

Warwickshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Alcester Abbey Benedictine 1138/1140-1536, cell of Evesham Abbey 1466 The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Anne, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist
Alvecote Priory Benedictine 1159
Arbury Priory Augustinian 12thC, site now occupied by an Elizabethan house named 'Arbury Hall', in private ownership, used for corporate events.
Atherstone Priory Benedictine nuns -1967
Balsall Preceptory Knights Templar 1146 preceptory ante1226-1312, Knights Hospitaller 1312-1470, jointly with Grafton

now under trusteeship of The Foundation of Lady Katherine Leveson, with public access by arrangement Warwickshire (pronounced either /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃə/ or /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃɪə/) is a landlocked non-metropolitan county in central England. ... Alcester, Warwickshire Founded 1138 by the Botellers of Oversley, Warwickshire The Abbeys many endowments included the Chapel of St. ... Events Robert Warelwast becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events Henry Jasomirgott was made count palatine of the Rhine. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Evesham Abbey was founded at Evesham in England following a vision of the Virgin Mary by Eof. ... Events Chimú Empire conquered by troops of the Inca End of term for Regent of Sweden Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... The Holy Family with Joachim and Anne, drawn by Hans Holbein the Younger Anna, also known as Saint Anne, is known by tradition as the mother of The Virgin Mary. ... Joseph of Nazareth, also called Joseph the Betrothed and Saint Joseph, was the legal father of Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 1:16; Luke 3:23) and the husband of Mary. ... The Baptism of Christ, by Piero della Francesca, 1449 John the Baptist (also called John the Baptizer or Yahya the Baptizer) is regarded as a prophet by at least three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Mandaeanism. ... St John the Evangelist, imagined by Jacopo Pontormo, ca 1525 (Santa Felicità, Florence) John the Evangelist (? - c. ... Avecote Priory is a ruined Benedictine Priory in Alvecote, Warwickshire, England. ... Events In the Roman Catholic Church, Cardinals are given the right of election of the Pope. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Balsall Preceptory, Warwickshire The Manor of Balsall was given to the Templars in recognition for their service in the crusades. ... Events Saint Bernard of Clairvaux preaches the Second Crusade at Vezelay, Burgundy First written mention of Bryansk. ... Events Carmelite Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II calls Imperial Diet of Cremona Births Deaths October 3 Saint Francis of Assisi founder of the Franciscan Order and patron Saint of animals and the environment Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228 November 8 King Louis VIII of France... Events June 15 : Battle near Rozgoni Battle near Thebes Siege of Rostock begins Births November 13 - King Edward III of England Deaths June 19 - Piers Gaveston, favourite of Edward II of England September 7 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile Categories: 1312 ... Events June 15 : Battle near Rozgoni Battle near Thebes Siege of Rostock begins Births November 13 - King Edward III of England Deaths June 19 - Piers Gaveston, favourite of Edward II of England September 7 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile Categories: 1312 ... Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. ...

Temple Balsall; Balsall and Grafton Preceptory church: The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
Combe Abbey Cistercian from Waverley 1150-1539, converted into a hotel, precinct now within a public park in the ownership of Coventry City Council Coombe Abbey
Cook Hill Priory Cistercian nuns
Grafton Preceptory Knights Hospitaller -1470, jointly with Balsall Temple Grafton; Balsall and Grafton Preceptory
Henwood Priory
Kenilworth Abbey Augustinian
Maxstoke Priory Augustinian, now in private ownership
Merevale Abbey Cistercian (from Bordesley) 1148-1538, chapel now in parochial use
Monks Kirby Priory Benedictine 1077
Nuneaton Priory
Pinley Priory
Polesworth Abbey Benedictine nuns
Stoneleigh Abbey Cistercian trns from Radmore 1154-1536
Studley Priory Augustinian 12thC, site now occupied by a farmhouse The Priory of Saint Mary, Studley
Warmington Priory
Wolston Priory
Wootton Wawen Priory
Wroxall Priory

Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Coombe Abbey is a historic mansion house and country park in Warwickshire, England. ... Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England, founded in 1128 by William Giffard, bishop of Winchester. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. ... Balsall Preceptory, Warwickshire The Manor of Balsall was given to the Templars in recognition for their service in the crusades. ... Bordesley Abbey was an abbey near the town of Redditch, in Worcestershire, England. ... Events Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona conquered Tortosa in posetion of the moors. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events January 26 - Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor visits Pope Gregory VII as a penitent, asking him remove sentence of excommunication Robert Curthose instigates his first insurrection against his father, William the Conqueror Seljuk Turks capture Nicaea Süleyman I of Rüm becomes the leader of the Sultanate of... Polesworth Abbey is a Benedictine nunnery near Birmingham, England. ... Events King Stephen of England dies at Dover, and is succeeded by his adopted son Henry Plantagenet who becomes King Henry II of England, aged 21. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ...

Warwickshire non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
The Forest Hermitage* Buddhist 1987 Wat Pah Santidhamma

Warwickshire (pronounced either /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃə/ or /ˈwɔːɹɪkˌʃɪə/) is a landlocked non-metropolitan county in central England. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

West Midlands

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Greyfriars, Coventry Franciscan
Coventry Priory Benedictine, remains of former cathedral priory
St. Anne's Priory, Coventry Carthusian The Priory Church of Saint Anne, Coventry
St. Mary's Priory, Coventry Benedictine The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Coventry
Whitefriars, Coventry Carmelite
Halesowen Abbey Premonstratensian from Welbeck 1218 (EH)
Carmelite Monastery, Wolverhampton Carmelite

The County of West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England, the United Kingdom, formed in 1974. ... Anna also known as Saint Anne is known by tradition as mother of The Virgin Mary. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Halesowen Abbey was an abbey in Halesowen, England of which only ruins remain. ... // Events Damietta is besieged by the knights of the Fifth Crusade. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ...

West Midlands non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Birmingham Buddhist monastery, 41 Carlyle Road, Birmingham Buddhist Tibetan and Theravadin 1978, trns to 47 Carlyle Road, 1981
Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, 47 Carlyle Road, Birmingham Buddhist Tibetan and Theravadin trns from 41 Carlyle Road 1981, trns to Ladywood 2002
Birmingham Buddhist Vihara*, Osler Street, Ladywood,, Birmingham Buddhist Tibetan and Theravadin trns from 47 Carlyle Road 2002, on the site of the Dhammatalaka Pagoda
Thai Buddhist Monastery, Birmingham* Buddhist
Vietnamese Buddhist Monastery, Birmingham* Buddhist
Chinese Buddhist Monastery, Wolverhampton* Buddhist

The County of West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England, the United Kingdom, formed in 1974. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada) is one of the eighteen (or twenty) Nikāya schools that formed early in the history of Buddhism. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada) is one of the eighteen (or twenty) Nikāya schools that formed early in the history of Buddhism. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada) is one of the eighteen (or twenty) Nikāya schools that formed early in the history of Buddhism. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by...

West Sussex

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Arundel Priory secular canons -1177, Benedictine 1177-1380, Collegiate 1387-1544
Boxgrove Priory secular canons -1066, Benedictine 1105-1536, part of church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Boxgrove
Greyfriars, Chichester Franciscan
Chichester Cathedral Priory secular canons 1075, diocesan cathedral 1075-present The Cathedral and Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, Chichester
Crawley Monastery* Anglican The Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Crawley Down, Crawley
Dureford Abbey Premonstratensian from Welbeck ante1183 Durford Abbey
Easebourne Priory^+ Augustinian nuns 1238, claustral remains incorporated into house, restored frater now in parish use
Hardham Priory Augustinian
Hassocks Priory* The Priory Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Sayers Common, Hassocks
Lyminster Priory
Poling Preceptory Knights Hospitaller
Runcton Priory
Rusper Priory Benedictine nuns
Saddlescombe Preceptory Knights Templar
Sele Priory Benedictine
Shipley Preceptory Knights Templar
Shulbrede Priory Augustinian, site now occupied by private house, with limited public access
Our Lady of England Priory, Storrington* Premonstratensian priory and parish church
Tortington Priory Augustinian, remains now in a farmyard
Worth Abbey*, Turners Hill, Crawley Benedictine (from Downside) Priory 1933-1957, Abbey 1957-present The Abbey Church of Our Lady Help of Christians, Worth

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. ... Events November 25 - Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard. ... Events September 8 - Battle of Kulikovo - Russian forces under Grand Prince Dmitrii Ivanovich defeat a mixed army of Tatars and Mongols (the Golden Horde), stopping their advance at Kulikovo. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellow and still are in some places. ... Events June 2 - John Holland, a maternal half-brother of Richard II of England, is created Earl of Huntingdon. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Early History Boxgrove Priory, at Boxgrove in Sussex, was founded in about 1066 by Robert de Haye, who in 1105 bestowed the church of St. ... Events January 6 - Harold II is crowned List of monarchs September 29 - William of Normandy lands in England at Pevensey. ... Events Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor deposed by his son, Henry V Tamna kingdom annexed by Korean Goryeo Dynasty. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Early History Boxgrove Priory, at Boxgrove in Sussex, was founded in about 1066 by Robert de Haye, who in 1105 bestowed the church of St. ... Chichester Cathedral today Chichester Cathedral in Chichester, Sussex, England has superposed Norman (English Romanesque) arcades in the nave and choir, with much Early English (Early Gothic) building. ... Events Revolt of the Earls. ... Events Revolt of the Earls. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Chichester Cathedral today Chichester Cathedral in Chichester, Sussex, England has superposed Norman (English Romanesque) arcades in the nave and choir, with much Early English (Early Gothic) building. ... The term Anglican describes those people and churches following the religious traditions of the Church of England, especially following the Reformation. ... This article concerns the holy Trinity of Christianity. ... Events Three-year old Emperor Go-Toba ascends to the throne of Japan after the forced abdication of his brother Antoku during the Genpei War William of Tyre excommunicated by the newly appointed Heraclius of Jerusalem, firmly ending their struggle for power Andronicus I Comnenus becomes the Byzantine emperor Births... Events In the Iberian peninsula, James I of Aragon captures the city of Valencia September 28 from the Moors; the Moors retreat to Granada. ... Worth Abbey, Turners Hill, Worth, West Sussex, England is a community of 22 Catholic monks who follow the Rule of St Benedict, a Rule written 1,500 years ago but which still offers life-giving guidance to men and women today. ... Saint Gregorys Abbey, commonly known as Downside Abbey, is a Benedictine monastery of the English Benedictine Congregation. ... A priory is an ecclesiastical circumscription run by a prior. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Worth Abbey, Turners Hill, Worth, West Sussex, England is a community of 22 Catholic monks who follow the Rule of St Benedict, a Rule written 1,500 years ago but which still offers life-giving guidance to men and women today. ...

West Sussex non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Cittaviveka Chithurst Buddhist Monastery*, Petersfield Buddhist: Theravada affiliated with English Sangha Trust

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada)These people folow Buddha. ...

West Yorkshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Arthington Priory Cluniac Nunnery
Birstall Priory
Ecclesfield Priory Benedictine
Esholt Priory# Cistercian nuns, site now occupied by Esholt Hall
Kirklees Priory
Kirkstall Abbey Cistercian, now in ownership of Leeds Corporation, public access to church exterior and monastic buildings
Nostell Priory# Augustinian 12thC, site now occupied by a mansion named 'Nostell Priory' The Priory Church of Saint Oswald, Nostell
Pontefract Priory Cluniac
Syningthwaite Priory Cistercian nuns
Temple Hirst Preceptory Knights Templar 1152, Knights Hospitaller, now incorporated into the buildings of Temple Farm
Temple Newsam Preceptory# Knights Templar, church of Whitkirk built on site
Tickhill Friary Augustinian
Woodkirk Priory Augustinian

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England, corresponding roughly to the core of the West Riding of the traditional county of Yorkshire. ... The Priory of Arthington, in the Yorkshire of Arthington was established by Peter de Arthington. ... Cluny nowadays The town of Cluny or Clugny lies in the modern-day département of Saône-et-Loire in the région of France, near Mâcon. ... Kirklees Hall is a 16th century Jacobean hall, close to the village of Clifton, West Yorkshire in Calderdale. ... Kirkstall Abbey Kirkstall Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery in the outskirts of Leeds in Yorkshire, set in grounds on the north bank of the River Aire. ... Nostell Priory in 1880. ... Oswald (c. ... Nostell Priory in 1880. ... Cluny nowadays The town of Cluny or Clugny lies in the modern-day département of Saône-et-Loire in the région of France, near Mâcon. ... Events March 4 - Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans Eleanor of Aquitaine has her marriage to Louis VII annulled May 18 - Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry of Anjou Church of Ireland acknowledges Popes authority Almohad Dynasty conquers Algeria Establishment of the archbishopric of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway...

Wiltshire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Amesbury Abbey, later Priory
Antsy Preceptory
Avebury Priory
Bradenstoke Priory Augustinian
Charlton Priory
Clatford Priory Hullavington Priory
Corsham Priory
Easton Priory or Hospital
Edington Priory Bonshommes, church now in parochial use
Ivychurch Priory
Kington St. Michael Priory Benedictine nuns The Priory Church of Saint Michael, Kington St. Michael
Lacock Abbey Augustinian nuns (NT) The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Lacock
Longleat Priory
Maiden Bradley Priory Augustinian 1184-1536, originally a Lazer House 1152 The Hospital and Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Lazarus, Maiden Bradley
Malmesbury Abbey secular canons -965, Benedictine monks 965-1539, church now in parochial use The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Malmesbury
Monkton Farleigh Priory Cluniac
Ogbourne Priory Cell of Bec; 1149-1414 Ogbourne Saint George Priory
Stanley Abbey
Temple Rockely Preceptory
Upavon Priory

Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Lacock Abbey Lacock Abbey in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England, was founded in the early 13th century by Ela, Countess of Salisbury, as a monastery of the Augustinian order. ... The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Lacock Abbey Lacock Abbey in the village of Lacock, Wiltshire, England, was founded in the early 13th century by Ela, Countess of Salisbury, as a monastery of the Augustinian order. ... // Events Abbeville receives its commercial charter. ... Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events March 4 - Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of the Germans Eleanor of Aquitaine has her marriage to Louis VII annulled May 18 - Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry of Anjou Church of Ireland acknowledges Popes authority Almohad Dynasty conquers Algeria Establishment of the archbishopric of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Lazarus raised from the grave by Jesus, painting by the Swedish artist Karl Isakson (c. ... Malmesbury Abbey, at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, was founded as a Benedictine monastery in c. ... Events March 1 - Pope Benedict V is put in place of Pope Leo VIII by the people October 1 - John XIII becomes Pope The Khazar fortress of Sarkel falls to the Kievan Rus Births Sweyn I of Denmark Deaths February 22 - Odo, Duke of Burgundy July 4 - Pope Benedict V... Events March 1 - Pope Benedict V is put in place of Pope Leo VIII by the people October 1 - John XIII becomes Pope The Khazar fortress of Sarkel falls to the Kievan Rus Births Sweyn I of Denmark Deaths February 22 - Odo, Duke of Burgundy July 4 - Pope Benedict V... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Malmesbury Abbey, at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, was founded as a Benedictine monastery in c. ... Events Castle of Carimate destroyed. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ...

Wiltshire non-Christian Monasteries

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Bradford Buddhist Monastery* Buddhist monks adapted Theravada school 1986 The Monastery of Absolute Harmony, Bradford-on-Avon
Bradford Buddhist Monastery Buddhist nuns adapted Theravada school post1986 The Monastery of Infinite Compassion, Bradford-on-Avon

Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Worcestershire

Foundation Communities/provenance Alt. Name Formal Name
Astley Priory Benedictine (alien priory of St Taurin) 13thC-1414
Bordesley Abbey Savignac from Garendon 1138-1147, Cistercian 1147-1538, in ownership of Borough of Redditch
Cookhill Priory Augustinian 12thC
Dudley Priory Cluniac 1160, site now located in public Priory Park
Evesham Abbey Benedictine c.701, now within a public park
Great Malvern Priory Benedictine monks c.1075-1540 Malvern Priory The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Michael, Great Malvern
Halesowen Abbey Premonstratensian 1215 The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Halesowen
Little Malvern Priory Benedictine monks c.1171-1537, site now occupied by house named 'Little Malvern Court' The Priory Church of Saint Giles, Little Malvern
The Priory, Pebworth
Pershore Abbey secular canons c.689, Benedictine monks 972-1539 The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Peter and Saint Paul, The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Eadburga
Stanbrook Abbey* Benedictine nuns 1838-present The Abbey Church of Our Lady of Consolation, Callow End, Stanbrook
Westwood Priory Benedictine nuns (a cell of Fontévrault) -1553 The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Westwood
Whistones Priory, Barbourne Cistercian nuns 1255 The White Ladies, Aston The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Barbourne
Greyfriars, Worcester Franciscan c.1236/8
The White Ladies, Worcester Cistercian nuns
Worcester Cathedral St. Peter's Priory secular canons 680
Worcester Cathedral St. Mary's Priory secular canons 743, Benedictine monks 969 The Cathedral and Priory Church of Saint Mary, Worcester

Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... Bordesley Abbey was an abbey near the town of Redditch, in Worcestershire, England. ... Events Robert Warelwast becomes Bishop of Exeter. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events King Afonso I of Portugal and the Crusaders capture Lisbon from Muslims First written mention of Moscow. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events Erik den helige is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... Evesham Abbey was founded at Evesham in England following a vision of the Virgin Mary by Eof. ... Events September 30 - John VI succeeds Sergius I as Pope. ... Great Malvern Priory. ... Events Revolt of the Earls. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... Great Malvern Priory. ... Halesowen Abbey was an abbey in Halesowen, England of which only ruins remain. ... // Events A certified copy of the Magna Carta June 15 - King John of England forced to put his seal to the Magna Carta, outlining the rights of landowning men (nobles and knights) and restricting the kings power. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Halesowen Abbey was an abbey in Halesowen, England of which only ruins remain. ... Little Malvern Priory, in Malvern, Worcestershire, was a Benedictine monastery c. ... // Events Saladin abolishes the Fatimid caliphate, restoring Sunni rule in Egypt. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Saint Giles (Latin Ægidius) was a 7th-8th century Christian hermit saint. ... Little Malvern Priory, in Malvern, Worcestershire, was a Benedictine monastery c. ... Pershore Abbey, at Pershore in Worcestershire, was founded in the 7th century, and came under the Benedictine rule in about the 10th century. ... Events Battle of Coronate: The army of Cunincpert, king of the Lombards, defeat the followers of the usurper Alahis on the Adda River. ... Events Otto II marries Theophanu, Byzantine princess. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... An early portrait of the Apostle Paul. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... Events Königsberg was founded Births Emperor Albert I of Germany, in July Deaths Monarchs/Presidents Aragon - James I King of Aragon and count of Barcelona (reigned from 1213 to 1276) Categories: 1255 ... Mary Magdalene, which probably means Mary of Magdala, a town on the western shore of the Lake of Tiberias, is described in the New Testament as a follower of Jesus both in the canon and in the apocrypha. ... // Events May 6 - Roger of Wendover, Benedictine monk and chronicler of St Albanss Abbey dies. ... Events In the Iberian peninsula, James I of Aragon captures the city of Valencia September 28 from the Moors; the Moors retreat to Granada. ... Events October 10 - Battle of Kerbela November 12 - The Sixth Ecumenical Council opens in Constantinople The Bulgars subjugate the country of current-day Bulgaria Pippin of Herstal becomes Mayor of the Palace Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I succeeded by Yazid I ibn Muawiyah Erwig deposes Wamba to become king of the... A plan of Worcester Cathedral made in 1836. ... Events Umayyad caliph Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik (724-743) succeeded by al-Walid II ibn Abd al-Malik (743-744). ... Events December 11 - John I becomes Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire. ... Gabriel delivering the Annunciation to Mary. ... A plan of Worcester Cathedral made in 1836. ...

Monastic Glossary


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The Abbey of Arrouaise was the centre of a form of the Augustinian monastic rule, the Arrouaisian Order, which was popular among the founders of abbeys during the decade of the 1130s. ... The Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (died AD 430), are several Roman Catholic monastic orders and congregations of both men and women living according to a guide to religious life known as the Rule of Saint Augustine. ... A Benedictine is a person who follows the Rule of St Benedict. ... The Bridgettine or Briggittine order. ... The Order of Our Lady of Mt. ... A Carthusian Monastery in Jerez, Spain The Carthusians are a Christian religious order founded by St Bruno in 1084. ... The Order of Cistercians (OCist) (Latin Cistercenses), otherwise Gimey or White Monks (from the colour of the habit, over which is worn a black scapular or apron) are a Catholic order of monks. ... Cluny nowadays The town of Cluny or Clugny lies in the modern-day département of Saône-et-Loire in the région of France, near Mâcon. ... The Culdees formed an ancient monastic order with settlements in Ireland and Scotland. ... The Order of Friars Minor and other Franciscan movements are disciples of Saint Francis of Assisi. ... The Recollets (English: Recollects) were a French branch of the Roman Catholic order, the Franciscans (Latin: Ordo Fratrum Minorum), first established in France about 1570. ... The Gilbertine Order was founded around 1130 by St. ... Grandmontines, a religious order founded by St Stephen of Thiers in Auvergne towards the end of the 11th century. ... The Knights Hospitaller (also known by such names as Knights of Rhodes, Knights of Malta, Cavaliers of Malta, and Order of St John of Jerusalem) is a tradition which began as a Benedictine nursing Order founded in Jerusalem, following the First Crusade, ca. ... Fresco painting of a Knight Templar The Order of the Knights Templar (also known as Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Latin: paupers commilitones Christi Templique Solomonici) was one of the most famous of the Christian military orders. ... The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Nuns, the Clarisse, or the Minoresses is a Franciscan order founded by Saint Clare of Assisi. ... The Premonstratensians, also called Norbertines, and in England the White Canons (from the color of their habit) are a Christian religious order of Augustinian Canons founded at Prémontré near Laon in 1120 by Saint Norbert, afterwards archbishop of Magdeburg. ... Tironensian monks, of the Order of Tiron, also spelled Thiron - apparently from Latin thironium, a high hill (Guillemin, 1999)- so called after the location of the mother abbey (established in 1109) in the woods of Tiron, Perche (some 35 miles west of Chartres, France). ... Trappist can refer to: a religious order - see Trappists some of the products, made by the order - see Trappist beer This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Trinitarians are an order of monks founded at Rome in 1198 by St. ... Abbots coat of arms The word abbot, meaning father, has been used as a Christian clerical title in various, mainly monastic, meanings. ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... A hermit (from the Greek erēmos, signifying desert, uninhabited, hence desert-dweller) is a person who lives to some greater or lesser degree in seclusion from society. ... A canon (from the Latin canonicus and Greek κανωνικωσ relating to a rule) is a priest who is a member of certain bodies of the Christian clergy subject to a rule (canon). ... A canons regular is a body of Canons (Priests) living under a rule. ... A friar is a member of a religious order of men. ... Buddhist monastery near Tibet A monastery is the habitation of monks. ... A hermit (from the Greek erēmos, signifying desert, uninhabited, hence desert-dweller) is a person who lives to some greater or lesser degree in seclusion from society. ... A hermit (from the Greek erÄ“mos, signifying desert, uninhabited, hence desert-dweller) is a person who lives to some greater or lesser degree in seclusion and/or isolation from society. ... A Roman Catholic monk A monk is a person who practices monasticism, adopting a strict religious and ascetic lifestyle, usually in community with others following the same path. ... Nun in cloister, 1930; photograph by Doris Ulmann In general, a nun is a female ascetic who chooses to voluntarily leave mainstream society and live her life in prayer and contemplation in a monastery or convent. ... A priory is an ecclesiastical circumscription run by a prior. ... A canon (from the Latin canonicus and Greek κανωνικωσ relating to a rule) is a priest who is a member of certain bodies of the Christian clergy subject to a rule (canon). ...

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Abbeys and priories in Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (567 words)
Abbeys and priories in Scotland is a link page to any abbey, priory, friary or other religious house in Scotland.
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Saint Ebba and Saint Cuthbert, Coldingham
Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland
Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Monastery (786 words)
Christian monasteries are also called abbey, priory, charterhouse, friary, and preceptory, while the habitation of nuns is also called a convent.
In England the word monasterium was also applied to the habitation of a bishop and the cathedral clergy who lived apart from the lay community.
Originally, all Christian monks were hermits, and especially in the Middle East this continued to be very common until the decline of Syrian Christianity in the late Middle Ages.
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