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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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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2018, 08:07:51 PM »

                Built between 1242 and 1248 under order of King Louis IX of France, Sainte-Chapelle was constructed   
                  as a royal chapel to house the Holy Relics of the Passion of Christ.
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« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2018, 08:10:07 PM »

                  Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of King Edward IV of England, founded a chantry for two priests     
                   at her chapel of St. Erasmus, Westminster, in the 1470s to pray for the royal family.   
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« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 08:58:27 PM »

                         King David I of Scotland founded many new bishoprics and abbeys including Melrose, Kelso and Jedburgh and endowed many of the monasteries.
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