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  1. Amesbury Abbey was a Benedictine abbey of women at Amesbury in Wiltshire, England, founded by Queen Ælfthryth in about the year 979 on what may have been the site of an earlier monastery. That foundation was dissolved in 1177 by Henry II , who founded in its place a house of the Order of Fontevraud , known as Amesbury Priory .

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  2. Amesbury Priory - Wikipedia

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    Amesbury Priory was a Benedictine monastery at Amesbury in Wiltshire, England, belonging to the Order of Fontevraud, a Benedictine reform.It was founded in 1177 to replace the earlier Amesbury Abbey, a Saxon foundation established about the year 979.

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  3. Amesbury Abbey - Wikipedia

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    Amesbury Abbey was a Benedictine abbey of women at Amesbury in Wiltshire, England, founded by Queen Ælfthryth in about the year 979 on what may have been the site of an earlier monastery. That foundation was dissolved in 1177 by Henry II , who founded in its place a house of the Order of Fontevraud , known as Amesbury Priory .

  4. Amesbury Priory | Article about Amesbury Priory by The Free ...

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    Looking for Amesbury Priory? Find out information about Amesbury Priory. town, Wiltshire, S central England. Located on Salisbury plain, the town is among the oldest continuously settled locations in Great Britain. Explanation of Amesbury Priory

  5. Houses of Benedictine nuns: Abbey, later priory, of Amesbury ...

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    The priory buildings had before 22 April 1540 been committed to Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford. He exchanged them with the Crown together with the priory lands in Amesbury itself and certain priory woods in Buckholt (in Wallop) by indenture of 16 February 1541 confirmed by letters patent next April.

  6. AMESBURY ABBEY, Amesbury - 1000469 | Historic England

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    During the medieval period the Benedictine abbey of Amesbury formed part of the land of a priory manor that stood here. At the Dissolution, the latter held its own site, mills, meadows, pasture, agricultural land, parkland, and various properties in the town of Amesbury (VCH 1995).

  7. Amesbury Abbey | Parks and Gardens (en)

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    During the medieval period the Benedictine abbey of Amesbury formed part of the land of a priory manor that stood here. At the Dissolution, the latter held its own site, mills, meadows, pasture, agricultural land, parkland, and various properties in the town of Amesbury (Victoria County History 1995).

  8. Amesbury Abbey Archives - Silent Earth

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    A biography of Queen Eleanor of Provence can be found here together with many of her letters. She remains the only English queen whose exact final resting place is unknown and remains without memorial. and what is known of her relationship with Amesbury Priory I wish to explore briefly in this post.

  9. Amesbury - Wikipedia

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    Amesbury (/ ˈ eɪ m z b ər i /) is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.It is most famous for the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge which is in its parish, and for the discovery of the Amesbury Archer—dubbed the King of Stonehenge in the press—in 2002.

  10. Pastscape - Detailed Result: AMESBURY ABBEY

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    Benedictine Abbey founded in 979, refounded by Henry II in 1177 as a Priory of Monks and Nuns of the Fontevrault order. Dissolved in1539. All buildings have been demolished. There is debate as to whether the present parish church was the priory church. This is very unlikely since it is 300 yards from the known site of the monastery.

  11. Eleanor of Provence - Silent Earth

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    Eleanor of Provence POSTED IN Amesbury Abbey A biography of Queen Eleanor of Provence can be found here together with many of her letters. She remains the only English queen whose exact final resting place is unknown and remains without memorial. and what is known of her relationship with Amesbury Priory I wish to explore briefly in this post.

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