Fountains Abbey

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Mark Cartwright
by Andrew Rickmann
published on 12 May 2020
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The ruins of Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1132 CE, the Cistercian abbey was closed in 1539 CE as part of the Dissolution of the Monasteries during the reign of Henry VIII of England (r. 1509-1547 CE).

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Rickmann, A. (2020, May 12). Fountains Abbey. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12225/fountains-abbey/

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Rickmann, Andrew. "Fountains Abbey." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 12, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12225/fountains-abbey/.

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Rickmann, Andrew. "Fountains Abbey." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 May 2020. Web. 15 Jun 2021.