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|Thetford Priory is a Cluniac Priory located at Thetford, Norfolk, England.|
One of the most important East Anglian monasteries, it was founded in 1103 by Roger Bigod, 1st Earl of Norfolk and dedicated to Our Lady.
In the 13th century, the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared in a vision to locals requesting the addition to the site of a Lady Chapel. During its const...
|As RAF Coltishall has lost its Lightning, this leaves RAF Bentley-Priory as the only UK RAF station with a Lightning gate guard - how has it come to this? Unfortunately XM173 is hidden away out of sight from the public which is a crying shame with a paint scheme like this!||06/08/2007||688|
|The legend of Robin Hood says he was very ill and came to Kirklees Hall where they hided him in the gatehouse at the nearby priory. He said if he died he wanted to be burried where his arrow landed so he firen an arrow. Then he was blood-letted but took so much that he died.|
|Lancaster Castle is a castle and a prison originating in Roman times. The castle and close by priory were founded by the end of the eleventh century, with part of the Norman keep surviving to this day. The most substantial medieval remnant was the result of rebuilding during the fourteenth century.||02/05/2006||720|
|DISC(Defence Intelligence & Security Centre)Chicksands|
A 13th century priory, in the Bedfordshire village of Chicksands, is a listed building owned by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
It was used by the US when Chicksands was one of the largest eavesdropping stations in the world.
It is now the MoD's national intelligence centre training personnel fr...
|Thornton Abbey was founded as a priory in 1139 by William le Gros, the Earl of Yorkshire, and raised to the status of Abbey in 1148. It was a house for Augustinian or black canons. These priests lived a communal life under the Rule of St Augustine but also undertook pastoral duties outside of the Abbey. Officers within the Abbey besides the abbot and prior included a cellarer, bursar, chamberla...||11/30/2009||251|
|Bardney Abbey in Lincolnshire, England, was a Benedictine monastery founded in 697 by King ∆thelred of Mercia, who was to become the first abbot. The monastery is supposed to have been destroyed during a Danish raid in 870. In 1087 it was refounded as a priory, by Gilbert de Gant, Earl of Lincoln, and it regained status as an abbey in 1115.|
|More than 700 years ago, (1266), the Augustine-eremits in and the densely populated metropolis of Thuringia flowering already at that time established itself. To some discrepancies with the advice at that time they returned 1276 to short driving out again. The 1131 delighted parish church St. Phillipi and Jacobi were assigned to them. The monks referred from that 12. Century coming Hospice to t...||05/11/2007||512|