Binham Priory

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Binham Priory is an impressive partial ruin near the North Norfolk coast which has stood here for 1,000 years. Binham Priory was established shortly after the Conquest and remained in place until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th … Continued

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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