Wenlock Priory, Much Wenlock

Recent Photograph of Wenlock Priory (Much Wenlock)

A Monastery was founded at Much Wenlock in 680 by Milburga, the daughter of King Merwald. It was destroyed several times by the Danes, but was refounded in 1080 by Roger, Earl Warine as a Cluniac abbey.

Reference:
Much Wenlock - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)


Image contributed by Peter & Janet Kirk on 10th August 2005.
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