|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 Christian missionery served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury
He was sent by Pope Gregory V to King Ethelbert of Kent in 597 AD
He established a church at Canterbury that later evolved into Canterbury Cathedral
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