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Visit to Reading Abbey 3 July 2019

ECHA are pleased to join the Midland Catholic History Association on a visit to Reading Abbey on 3rd July 2019.  The programme will be: 10.15 Arrival and coffee, St James’ Church 10.45 prompt Talk on Reading Abbey, John and Lindsay … Continue reading

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A History of Reading Abbey by John and Lindsay Mullaney

Reading Abbey, a Cluniac monastery, was founded in 1121 by Henry I, the son of William the Conqueror, in remembrance of his own son William, who had died tragically at sea. Little remains now of what was once the largest and … Continue reading

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