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(abbey) Founded in central Normandy in 1034 by the knight Herluin, Bec, despite its initial obscurity, soon gained a reputation for piety and learning, producing two notable ecclesiastics: Lanfranc and Anselm, scholars and archbishops of Canterbury.

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