Abbeys and Monasteries in Surrey

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Surrey may not have the monastic riches of some counties - primarily because many of the richest orders like the Cistercians settled far from major population centres, but that does not mean the county is devoid of interest if you are interested in medieval monasteries.


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British History Quiz

This assembly of Parliament in 1653 consisted of 140 'godly men' selected by Cromwell and the Council of Officers



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This Day in British History

24 June, 1141

Londoners expel Queen Matilda from the city

The citizens of London were angered by Matilda's demands for taxes and forced her to flee from a banquet and escape to Oxford

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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Holmbury St Mary (Self catering)
Woodhill Cottage, Holmbury St Mary

Woodhill Cottage

This fabulous semi-detached cottage is in Holmbury St Mary and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Egham (Hotel)
Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Situated just seven miles from Heathrow airport this unique property and Historic Monument is a Grade One listed building dating from 1550 and retains a plethora of original features. Its past is evident in the mullioned windows, tall chimneys, Saxon moat, which surrounds three sides of formal gardens complete with … more >>

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Chiddingfold (Hotel)
THE CROWN INN

THE CROWN INN

Over 700 years old this world famous village inn has recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Accomodation includes 3 four poster bedrooms, 1 suite, 3 superior doubles and 1 single. All fresh traditional a la carte menu served at lunchtime and dinner. Extensive wine list accompanies fine selection … more >>

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