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Benedictine Collection

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dom Perignon / Monk

Dom Perignon / Monk
Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk of Hautvillers, discovers the champagne process

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire
View of the ruins of Whitby Abbey (Benedictine), in Whitby, North Yorkshire. Date: 1882

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Lindores Abbey, Newburgh, Scotland

Lindores Abbey, Newburgh, Scotland
Lindores Abbey - situated near the Tay, on the East side of the town of Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. The best preserved structures (pictured here) are the south-west gateway (through the precinct wall)

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Albans Cathedral

St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire. A sacred site from ancient times, Benedictine monks built an abbey in St. Albans memory. Later rebuilt by the Normans. Date: 1930s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Michaels Mount

St. Michaels Mount, Cornwall, England. Edward the Confessor granted it to the Benedictine monks, who built an Abbey and a Priory on the summit

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Italy. Venice. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore by Palladio bu

Italy. Venice. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore by Palladio built between 1565 and 1568. The facade is made of white marble from Istria

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dom Perignon, French monk known for wine-making

Dom Perignon, French monk known for wine-making
Dom Perignon (1638-1715), French Benedictine monk who is often (incorrectly) credited with the invention of sparkling champagne

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Tabby kitten with liqueur bottle

Tabby kitten with liqueur bottle
Unusual Friends - tabby kitten with liqueur bottle. 1950s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Scholastica & Benedict

Scholastica & Benedict
SAINT SCHOLASTICA Benedictine nun, sister of St Benedict, with whom she is here depicted, while he instructs her Date: circa 480 - circa 543

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Masonic Charity

Masonic Charity
The duc de Chartres, Grand Master, holds a Masonic banquet for charity inside a Benedictine monastery Date: 1776

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine Monk

Benedictine Monk
MONACHUS BENEDICTINUS a satirical drawing done at a time when England feared a papal invasion

Background imageBenedictine Collection: English Benedictine

English Benedictine
Benedictine monk in England

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Ewenny Priory Church (Priordy Ewenni) in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales - a monastery of the Benedictine order, founded in the 12th century. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The Lady of Montserrat by Alonso Cano (1601-1667)

The Lady of Montserrat by Alonso Cano (1601-1667)
Alonso Cano (1601-1667) and Workshop. The Lady of Montserrat. San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Madrid. Spain. Date: 2019

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Church of the Benedictine Abbey of Bec, Normandy

Church of the Benedictine Abbey of Bec, Normandy, France Date: circa 1790

Background imageBenedictine Collection: A Benedictine monk with two St Bernard rescue dogs

A Benedictine monk with two St Bernard rescue dogs
The postcard is titled Maitre et Serviteurs The figures are shown in a snowy landscape. Date: circa 1910

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The Abbey Gateway, Malvern, Worcestershire

The Abbey Gateway, Malvern, Worcestershire - Priory Gatehouse, former gateway to the Great Malvern Priory (Benedictine), now a museum. Date: 19th century

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The West front of Croyland Abbey

The West front of Croyland Abbey, a Church of England parish church, formerly part of a Benedictine abbey church, in Crowland in the English county of Lincolnshire. Date: circa 1903

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Christian Religious Orders

Christian Religious Orders - L-R (standing) Benedictine nun, Benedictine monk, Cluniac, Cistercian, Carthusian, nun of St Gilbert, regular canon of St Gilbert, Trinitarian, Knight Templar

Background imageBenedictine Collection: JOHN LYDGATE/VERTUE

JOHN LYDGATE/VERTUE
JOHN LYDGATE English poet and Benedictine monk, with a Dance of Death Date: 1370? - 1450?

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Bermondsey Abbey

Bermondsey Abbey
View of Bermondsey Abbey in 1790. It was an English Benedictine monastery. Most widely known as an 11th-century foundation, it had a precursor mentioned in the early eighth century

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The medieval Benedictine Abbey at Einsiedeln, Switzerland

The medieval Benedictine Abbey at Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Badia di Einsedlen. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Migliavacca from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The medieval castle of Grandson, Vaud, Switzerland

The medieval castle of Grandson, Vaud, Switzerland. Castello di Grandson. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Migliavacca from Giulio Ferrarios Costumes Ancient

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Ruins of Jumieges Abbey, 1800s

Ruins of Jumieges Abbey, 1800s
Ruins of Jumieges Abbey, Benedictine monastery in Normandy France. Rovine della Badia di Jumieges. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Giarre brothers after Giulio Ferrario in his Costumes Ancient

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Interior of an inn in the Kingdom of Valencia, Spain, 1800s

Interior of an inn in the Kingdom of Valencia, Spain, 1800s. Travellers eat and drink, chat and play music on guitar and lute while staff cook in the hearth at dinner time. Interno di un Albergo

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Charles the Bald, Carolingian Emperor, on his throne

Charles the Bald, Carolingian Emperor, on his throne, 9th century. He wears an extraodinary crown and holds a long rod. Squires on either side hold his great sword, spear and shield

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Interior Engleberg Church

Interior Engleberg Church
Engelberg Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in Engelberg, Canton of Obwalden, Switzerland Date: circa 1900s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Typical street in Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain

Typical street in Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain
Typical street in the historic town of Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, Spain, with the Church of the Colegiata, a Romanesque church and former Benedictine monastery, in the distance. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE OF CLUNY

BENEDICTINE OF CLUNY
A Benedictine of the abbaie de Cluny, France, in its early days (it was founded in 910)

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE NUN

BENEDICTINE NUN OF THE PERPETUAL ADORATION OF THE HOLY SACRAMENT (thats why she has it embroidered on her habit)

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE NUN, ALSACE

BENEDICTINE NUN, ALSACE
BENEDICTINE NUN OF MASMUNSTER, Alsace

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE, CITEAUX

BENEDICTINE, CITEAUX
A Benedictine monk of Citeaux Date: 1848

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE, OLIVETO

BENEDICTINE, OLIVETO
A Benedictine monk of Monte Oliveto Date: 1848

Background imageBenedictine Collection: CAMALDOLI

CAMALDOLI
A monk of the CAMALDOLI, a Benedictine spin-off Date: 1848

Background imageBenedictine Collection: BENEDICTINE OF ST WaST

BENEDICTINE OF ST WaST
A Benedictine of Saint-Wst in his choir habit Date: 1848

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Vezelay Abbey, Burgundy, France

Vezelay Abbey, Burgundy, France
View of the facade of Vezelay Abbey, now known as the Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, or the Eglise de la Madeleine, a Benedictine abbey church in Burgundy, France. Date: 1853

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine Ladies Convent - Poperinge, Belgium

Benedictine Ladies Convent - Poperinge, Belgium
Benedictine Ladies Convent and Free School - Poperinge, Belgium - sent by a soldeir on active service during WW1 in 1917. Date: 1917

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Palermo, Italy - Chiesa di S. Giovanni degli Eremili

Palermo, Italy - Chiesa di S. Giovanni degli Eremili. The churchs origins date to the 6th century. After the Islamic conquest of Sicily, it was converted into a mosque

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia, Spain

The monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia, Spain
Santa Maria de Montserrat is a Benedictine abbey located on the mountain of Montserrat, in Monistrol de Montserrat, in Catalonia, Spain - perched in a quite remarkable position. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Santa Maria de Montserrat, Benedictine abbey - Spain

Santa Maria de Montserrat, Benedictine abbey - Spain
Cross of the Miracle (Cruz del Milagro) at Santa Maria de Montserrat - Benedictine abbey located on the mountain of Montserrat, in Monistrol de Montserrat, in Catalonia, Spain

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Coventry, Warwickshire, England - The Pilgrims Rest Inn

Coventry, Warwickshire, England - The Pilgrims Rest Inn on the corner of Pamer Street and Ironmonger Row. A hostel was erected in Palmer Lane for the lodging of pilgrims by the Benedicitne Priory of

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dom Perignon, French monk and cellarer

Dom Perignon, French monk and cellarer
Dom Perignon (1638-1715), French Benedictine monk who is often (incorrectly) credited with the invention of sparkling champagne

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Tomb plate of Heinrich Beyer Boppard (d. 1376) and his wife L

Tomb plate of Heinrich Beyer Boppard (d. 1376) and his wife L
Tomb plate of Heinrich Beyer Boppard. Viscount of Boppard (d.1376) and his wife Lisa von Pyrmont (d.1399). From the Benedictine Monastery of Marienberg, 1399. Red Sandstone

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine Monks

Benedictine Monks
BENEDICTINE MONKS

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Cartoon, Loch Ness Monster at Fort Augustus, Scotland

Cartoon, Loch Ness Monster at Fort Augustus, Scotland
Cartoon, the Loch Ness Monster at Fort Augustus Abbey, Inverness, Scotland -- a group of Benedictine monks with fishing tackle -- Tomorrow will be Friday. Date: 1936

Background imageBenedictine Collection: NOTKER BALBULUS (840-912). Benedictine monk of the

NOTKER BALBULUS (840-912). Benedictine monk of the Abbey of St. Gall. Poet and composer of Gregorian chant. Codex Sangallensis 376. Missal manuscript ca

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Organ at Ettal Monastery, Upper Bavaria, Germany

Organ at Ettal Monastery, Upper Bavaria, Germany
View of the ornate organ at Ettal Monastery, Upper Bavaria, Germany. This Benedictine monastery was founded in 1330, the first phase of building took place between 1330 and 1370

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Capital depicting a siren-fish with double tail. West

Capital depicting a siren-fish with double tail. West
Spain. Girona. Sant Pere de Galligants. Benedictine abbey. Cloister. 12th century. Detail of a capital depicting a siren-fish with double tail. West gallery. Catalonia



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