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Title: Selby Abbey
Post by: CyrilSebastian on September 15, 2016, 06:51:47 PM
Selby Abbey was the first monastery to be founded in the North of England after the Norman Conquest.   
The Abbey was granted its charter by William the Conqueror (King William I).


Title: Re: Selby Abbey
Post by: Shin on September 22, 2016, 05:24:22 PM
A tragic loss during the suppression of the monasteries, when that great thief, adulterer and heretic Henry VIII stole all the Catholic religious properties in England to feed his worldly desires and cast all the monks out with no place to lay their head.


Title: Re: Selby Abbey
Post by: CyrilSebastian on April 28, 2017, 07:21:51 PM
         On May 31, 1256 Selby Abbey was bestowed with the grant of a Mitre by Pope Alexander V   
              and from this date was a Mitred Abbey.


Title: Re: Selby Abbey
Post by: CyrilSebastian on October 31, 2018, 07:44:09 PM
                  The Church of Selby Abbey was dedicated to Our Lord, the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Germain.


Title: Re: Selby Abbey
Post by: CyrilSebastian on November 01, 2019, 07:54:42 PM
In 1393 Pope Boniface IX granted an indulgence to pilgrims who contributed to the chapel of the Holy Cross in Selby Abbey.