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« on: April 19, 2018, 05:15:28 PM »

                   King William I of England made his intentions towards the Church clear in 1070, when he replaced the native Archbishop of   
                     Canterbury, Stigand, with his own man, Lanfranc. Most of England's bishops and abbots were replaced by Norman clerics.
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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2018, 09:40:50 PM »

                          Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, the wife of King Henry II of England, was a patron of the abbey   
                            of Fontevrault for sixty years. In 1170 Eleanor granted lands, timber and firewood to the abbey.
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2018, 08:00:18 PM »

               When Isabella of France was Dowager Queen of England, she distributed alms to 150 people on holy days of obligation.
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