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St Mary Graces (Abbey : London, England)

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    • Cistercian Abbey of St Mary Graces (London, England)
    • Saint Mary Graces (Abbey : London, England)
    • Eastminster (Abbey : London, England)
    • New Abbey (London, England)
    • Abbey of St. Mary de Graciis (London, England)
    • St. Mary of Graces (Abbey : London, England)
    • Abbey of St. Mary de Graces (London, England)
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        East Smithfield (London, England)
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    • found: The Cistercian abbey of St Mary Graces, East Smithfield, London, c2011.
    • found: Patrick, Pip. The "obese medieval monk", 2014:p. 63 (St. Mary Graces Abbey, Tower Hill; Cistercian; was situated on East Smithfield, in the modern day borough of Tower Hamlets) p. 64-65 (last Cistercian foundation in Britain; founded by King Edward III in 1350; surrendered to the crown during the Dissolution in 1538-9) p. 67 (after Dissolution, the site of St. Mary Graces briefly became a manor house (1538-1560); was then sold to the Crown, used as a Royal Navy victualling yard (1560-1785), before it became the site of the Royal Mint; the site was redeveloped for housing in 1986-1988)
    • found: British history online, 4 April 2014:Cistercian monks: Eastminster, New Abbey (Eastminster, New Abbey, or the Abbey of St. Mary de Graciis; in 1350 King Edward III founded in the parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate a monastery to be called St. Mary of Graces; St. Mary's was made subject to Beaulieu Regis; Cistercian monks; the surrender of St. Mary Graces to Henry VIII seems to have taken place in September 1538 (based on the retrospective dating of pensions granted April 1539); from Victoria county history, A history of the County of London, 1909, v. 1, p. 461-464)
    • found: Wikipedia, 4 April 2014:Eastminster (Eastminster; The Abbey of St. Mary de Graces; a Cistercian abbey on Tower Hill in London, founded by Edward III in 1350; dissolved in 1538, and the site has for centuries been occupied by the London part of the Royal Mint) Beaulieu Abbey (St Mary Graces Abbey (1350); one of four daughter houses founded by monks from Beaulieu)
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    • 2011-11-07: new
    • 2014-04-24: revised
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