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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Reading Abbey

Malcolm Thurlby.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Christian Art. 679 words.

Former Benedictine abbey church in Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1121 by Henry I and, although not officially affiliated to Cluny, was entrusted to monks from there and Lewes...