Fountains: The Sacrist's Tale

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Fountains: The Sacrist's Tale

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The Year is 1139 and Richard is about to become the second abbot of the Cistercian monastery of Fountains in North Yorkshire.

This story imagines how the real events of 1132 at St Mary’s Abbey in York played out to cause Richard to defy his Benedictine masters, collect a band of equally disillusioned brothers and under the protection of Thurstan, archbishop of York found a new monastic house…
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