Thetford Priory

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This is confusing – the Cluniac Order was founded by William I of Aquitaine and a Benedictine Monk, Saint Berno, appointed as the first Abbot at the Abbey of Cluny in 910. The order spread quickly but Priories were controlled by the mother house … Continued

Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London, St James’s Church, Clerkenwell (no.61)

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I just need to visit one more area in Clerkenwell before returning to Islington with Mr Bradshaw! The Nunnery of St Mary, ‘..a house of Augustinian canonesses, [some say ‘Benedictine’..?] was founded shortly after the adjacent Hospitaller priory of St John … Continued

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