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St Albans


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Offa (d. 796) king of the Mercians

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(abbey) Benedictine house founded by Offa of Mercia (757–96), rebuilt 1077–88, and consecrated in 1116. The Norman construction is noted for its reuse of Roman and Saxon materials. The former ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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