Gilling Abbey
Gilling Abbey was a medieval Anglo-Saxon monastery established in Yorkshire.It was founded at Gilling in what is currently Yorkshire by Queen Eanflæd, the wife of King Oswiu of Northumbria, who persua...
Hugh of Champagne
Saint Hugh, Hugh of Champagne, or St Hugh of Rouen (died 730), was the grandson of Pepin of Heristal and Plectrude and son of Drogo of Champagne and Anstrude, herself daughter of Waratton and Ansflede...
Maubeuge Abbey
Maubeuge Abbey (French: Abbaye de Maubeuge) was a women's monastery in Maubeuge, in the County of Hainaut, now northern France, close to the modern border with Belgium. It is best known today as t...
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Corbie Abbey
Corbie Abbey is a former Benedictine monastery in Corbie, Picardy, France, dedicated to Saint Peter.
It was founded in about 659/661 under Merovingian royal patronage by Balthild, widow of Clovis ...
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Wulfram of Sens
Saint Wulfram of Fontenelle or Saint Wulfram of Sens (also Vuilfran, Wulfrann, Wolfran, Latin: Wulframnus, French: Vulfran or Vulphran; c. 640 – 20 March 703) was the Archbishop of Sens. His life ...
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Jouarre Abbey
Jouarre Abbey (Abbaye Notre-Dame de Jouarre) is a Benedictine abbey in Jouarre in the département of Seine-et-Marne.
The Merovingian foundation of Abbess Theodochilde or Telchilde, was founded tra...
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Monastery of Saint John of Dailam
Dayra d'Mar Yoḥannan Daylamáyá (Monastery of Saint John of Dailam) also known as Naqortaya and Muqurtaya (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܢܩܘܪܬܝܐ dayrá naqortáyá, literally "chiseled monastery"), is a Syriac Orthodo...
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Excarpsus cummeani
The Excarpsus Cummeani, also called the Pseudo-Cummeani, is an eighth-century penitential, probably written in the north of the Frankish Empire in Corbie Abbey. Twenty-six copies of the manuscript su...
Monastery of Saint Fana
The Monastery of Saint Fana is a Coptic Orthodox monastery. It is named after Saint Fana, also known as Saint Bane (c. 354–395), an Egyptian Christian hermit. The monastery is sometimes called the Mo...
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Abingdon Abbey
Abingdon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery also known as St Mary's Abbey located in Abingdon, historically in the county of Berkshire but now in Oxfordshire, England.
The abbey was supposedly foun...
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Desiderius of Fontenelle
Saint Desiderius of Fontenelle (died c. 700) was a Frankish saint of the late 7th century. His father was Saint Waningus, a nobleman and royal official under Chlothar III, then abbot and founder of Fé...
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey overlooking the North Sea on the East Cliff above Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under t...
Bobbio Abbey
Bobbio Abbey (Italian: Abbazia di San Colombano) is a monastery founded by Irish Saint Columbanus in 614, around which later grew up the town of Bobbio, in the province of Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, It...
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Leominster Abbey
Leominster abbey was an Anglo-Saxon monastery established at Leominster in the county of Hereford, England. The name of the town refers to its minster, a settlement of clergy living a communal life. ...
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Remiremont Abbey
Remiremont Abbey was an abbey, originally founded as a house of Benedictine nuns near Remiremont, Vosges, France. It later became a community of secular canonesses.
It was founded about 620 by Rom...
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Abbey of Saint Gall
The Abbey of Saint Gall (German: Abtei St. Gallen) is a Roman Catholic religious complex in the city of St. Gallen in Switzerland of a dissolved abbey (747-1805). The Carolingian-era monastery has...
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Hnevank
Hnevank (Armenian: Հնեվանք; meaning "Old Monastery") is a 7th-12th century Armenian Apostolic Church monastery, located near the village of Kurtan in the Lori Province of Armenia. The monastery is...
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Prinknash Abbey
Prinknash Abbey (/ˈprɪnɪdʒ/) is a Roman Catholic Benedictine monastery in the Vale of Gloucester in the Diocese of Clifton, near the village of Cranham.For nearly 900 years the land known as Prinknash...
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Appenzell Castle
Appenzell Castle or Clanx Castle (German: Ruine Clanx or Burg zu Appenzell) is a ruined castle in the Appenzell District of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. It is part of the S...
Montier-en-Der Abbey
The Abbey of Montier-en-Der (Haute-Marne, France) was formerly a Benedictine, later Cluniac, abbey, dissolved during the French Revolution, the grounds and premises of which, since 1806, have been use...
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Mar Oraha Monastery
Dayra d'Mar Oraha (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܘܪܐܗܐ‏) (Saint Abraham Monastery) is a Chaldean Catholic monastery in northern Iraq close to the town of Batnaya.The monastery is traditionally attributed to M...
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Agarak monastery
Destroyed Armenian monastic complex of a few churches in Iĝdir province of modern Turkey.
Monastery of Agarak was named by its settlement's name. Name Agarak is a historical name of the Egrek sett...
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Plan of Saint Gall
The Plan of Saint Gall is a famous medieval architectural drawing of a monastic compound dating from the early 9th century. It is preserved in the Stiftsbibliothek Sankt Gallen, Ms 1092. It is the onl...
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Fore Abbey
Fore Abbey (Irish: Mainistir Fhobhair) is the old Benedictine Abbey ruin, situated to the north of Lough Lene in County Westmeath, Ireland. Fore village, (sister parish of nearby St. Mary's Collin...
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Thorney Abbey
Thorney Abbey was a medieval monastic house established on the island of Thorney in The Fens of Cambridgeshire, England.
The earliest documentary sources refer to a mid-7th century hermitage destr...
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Munsterbilzen Abbey
Munsterbilzen Abbey was an abbey of Benedictine nuns in Munsterbilzen, Limburg, Belgium, founded in around 670 by Saint Landrada. It was plundered by Vikings in 881 but restored. From the 9th century ...
Appenzell
Appenzell (or Appenzellerland) is a region and historical canton in the northeast of Switzerland, entirely surrounded by the Canton of St. Gallen.Appenzell became independent of the Abbey of St. Galle...
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Jean-Louis Pierdait
Father Jean-Louis Pierdait was a French priest born at Châtillon-en-Bazois on 27 January 1857 and who died at Fontenelle Abbey on 24 December 1942. He succeeded Father Joseph Pothier as abbot of Sain...