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    ST. DOGMAELS ABBEY

    by  • June 19, 2013 • Abbey, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 8 Comments

    History: In 1113 Robert fitz Martin, the new Norman Lord of Cemais (since ca.1109), founded a Priory “…near the ancient cell of St. Dogmael…” He brought thirteen monks from Tiron (now Thiron-Gardais) in Normandy, France, for that purpose. The reformed Benedictine Order of Tiron was founded between 1106 and that year by St. Bernard...

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    ABBEY OF ST. MARY TIMELINE

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Abbey, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type, St. Dogmaels • 0 Comments

    Timeline: 1113 – Robert fitz Martin, Lord of Cemais, founded a Priory “…near the ancient cell of St. Dogmael…” He brought thirteen monks from Tiron in Normandy for that purpose. The reformed Benedictine Order of Tiron was founded that year by St. Bernard of Abbeville. 1118 – Robert fitz Martin brought another thirteen monks...

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