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A Cistercian monastery founded in 1246. It was famous for a relic, a vial of the Precious Blood of Christ. Hence the oath ‘by the blood of Crist that is in Hayles’, mentioned by the Pardoner (VI.652).

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).


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