Henry I's Reading Abbey: the Architecture of His Burial Church | University of Oxford

Henry I's Reading Abbey: the Architecture of His Burial Church

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In 1132 Henry I raised the status of Reading to that of Royal Abbey, and it was to become the site of his burial. Founded in 1121 with monks from Cluny in Burgundy, Reading Abbey was to become one of the most important monasteries in England.

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