Gisborough Priory


Mark Cartwright
published on 11 May 2020

The ruin of Gisborough Priory, Guisborough, North Yorkshire (now Redcar and Cleveland), England. Founded in 1119 CE, the Augustinian priory was closed as part of the Dissolution of the Monasteries introduced by Henry VIII of the England (r. 1509-1547 CE).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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