|Kent Travel Guide - Medieval Abbeys and Monasteries
A guide to Kent, England, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Abbeys and Monasteries in Kent
Medieval monasteries are among the most evocative historic sites to visit in Britain. Here are some of the best known sites in Kent.
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This first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century
He lived from 1723-1792
He founded the Literary Club, whose first members included Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, and dramatist Richard Sheridan
This Day in British History
17 January, 1775
Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed
Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden