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Cistercian Collection

Background imageCistercian Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds, West Yorkshire
View of the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey (Cistercian), near Leeds, West Yorkshire. Date: 1882

Background imageCistercian Collection: Margram Abbey Church

Margram Abbey Church
Margram Abbey church, near Port Talbot, Wales, a Cistercian monastery, founded by Robert, Earl of Gloucester, dedicated to St. Mary. The two towers were added later. Date: founded 1147

Background imageCistercian Collection: Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
View of the ruins of Furness Abbey (Cistercian), Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. Date: 1882

Background imageCistercian Collection: Melrose Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Melrose Abbey, Roxburghshire, Scotland
View of the ruins of Melrose Abbey (Cistercian), in Roxburghshire, Scotland. Date: 1882

Background imageCistercian Collection: Rievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Rievaulx Abbey, near Helmsley, North Yorkshire
View of the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey (Cistercian), near Helmsley, North Yorkshire. Date: 1882

Background imageCistercian Collection: Roche Abbey

Roche Abbey
The ruins of the once beautiful Transcepts of Roche Abbey, south Yorkshire, England. This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1147, an was an off-shoot of Fountains Abbey. Date: 12th century

Background imageCistercian Collection: Caldey Island, Wales - The Monastery

Caldey Island, Wales - The Monastery
Caldey Island, Wales off the southwest coast near Tenby - The Cistercian Monastery. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageCistercian Collection: Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant

Field Gun outside the TJaegershof Restaurant
The restaurant has a small but interesting museum which is concerned with the activities nearby, including the St Sixtus Abbey

Background imageCistercian Collection: Medmenham Abbey, Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

Medmenham Abbey, Medmenham, Buckinghamshire. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageCistercian Collection: Ruins of Tintern Abbey

Ruins of Tintern Abbey
The ruins of Tintern Abbey situated in Monmouthshire, on the Welsh bank of the River Wye. Founded on May 9th 1131 by the Lord of Chepstow, dating back to the Cistercian monks

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain, Navarre, Carcastillo. Monastery of La Oliva

Spain, Navarre, Carcastillo. Monastery of La Oliva. Cistercian monastery built in the 12th and 13th centuries. Facade. Date: 2011

Background imageCistercian 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 imageCistercian Collection: Sweetheart Abbey, Kirkcudbright, Scotland

Sweetheart Abbey, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Sweetheart Abbey, or New Abbey, a Cistercian abbey near Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, dating back to the 13th century. Date: 1842

Background imageCistercian Collection: Waverley Abbey, near Farnham, Surrey, England. Founded by William Gifford

Waverley Abbey, near Farnham, Surrey, England. Founded by William Gifford, Bishop of Winchester, it was the first Cistercian abbey in England. Date: founded 1128

Background imageCistercian Collection: Sweetheart Abbey (New Abbey), Dunfries, Scotland

Sweetheart Abbey (New Abbey), Dunfries, Scotland
The Abbey of Dulce Cor, better known as Sweetheart Abbey, was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1275 in what is now the village of New Abbey

Background imageCistercian Collection: Juan Alvaro Zapata (1552-1623). Spanish Cistercian monk. Vi

Juan Alvaro Zapata (1552-1623). Spanish Cistercian monk. Vi
Juan Alvaro Zapata (1552-1623). Spanish Cistercian monk. Abbot of Veruela. Vida, Penitencia i Milagros de Nuestra Gloriosisimo Padre San Bernardo. Edition of Zaragoza, 1595. Episcopal Library

Background imageCistercian Collection: Abbey of Port-Royal des Champs. Anonymous, 18th century. Aft

Abbey of Port-Royal des Champs. Anonymous, 18th century. Aft
Abbey of Port-Royal des Champs. Female Cistercian Monastery diffuser of Jansenism. Gouache on parchment glued wood. Anonymous, 18th century. After an engraving of Magdeleine Horthemels (1686-1767)

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Galicia. Sobrado de los Monjes. Cloister of a Sobrado

Spain. Galicia. Sobrado de los Monjes. Cloister of a Sobrado
Spain. Galicia. Sobrado de los Monjes. Sobrado Abbey. Founded in the 10th century by the Benedictines. In 1142 re-founded as a Cistercian Monastery. Cloister. Gallerie

Background imageCistercian Collection: Neath Abbey

Neath Abbey
The ruins of Neath Abbey, Glamorganshire, Wales. The first Cistercian monks arrived from Normandy in 1130. The abbey was ravished by Welsh uprisings in the 1200s. Date: 12th century

Background imageCistercian Collection: Netley Abbey, near Southampton, Hampshire

Netley Abbey, near Southampton, Hampshire
Ruins of Netley Abbey, a late medieval Cistercian monastery near Southampton, Hampshire. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCistercian Collection: Antiquarians at Greyabbey, County Down, Ireland

Antiquarians at Greyabbey, County Down, Ireland
Antiquarians visiting the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey-Monastery at Greyabbey (Grey Abbey), Ards Peninsula, County Down, Northern Ireland. It was founded in the 12th century. circa 1860

Background imageCistercian Collection: St Marys Abbey, Melrose - viewed from the North-west

St Marys Abbey, Melrose - viewed from the North-west - a partly-ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders, Scotland. circa 1930s

Background imageCistercian Collection: St Marys Abbey, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

St Marys Abbey, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland
St Marys Abbey, Melrose - viewed from the South-west - a partly-ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders, Scotland. circa 1910s

Background imageCistercian Collection: Kirkstall Abbey, Cistercian monastery, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Kirkstall Abbey, Cistercian monastery, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nave - Kirkstall Abbey, Cistercian monastery, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Part of Box 1 Boswell Collection Series of Abbeys. Date: circa 1900

Background imageCistercian Collection: Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey - looking along nave of ruined abbey. Rievaulx is a former Cistercian abbey in Rievaulx, near Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England

Background imageCistercian Collection: The Cistercian Abbey of Inch, Downpatrick

The Cistercian Abbey of Inch, Downpatrick - a view of Inch Abbey. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Downpatrick). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageCistercian Collection: Monastery of Santa Maria de Santes Creus. Cistercian. Dormit

Monastery of Santa Maria de Santes Creus. Cistercian. Dormitory, 1191. Ogival arches. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageCistercian Collection: Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153). Divi Bernardi Abratis ad

Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153). Divi Bernardi Abratis ad
Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153). French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian order. Divi Bernardi Abratis ad sororem modus. Books prologue. Published in Venice

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Catalonia. Church of Santa Maria Conesa Virgen Mary

Spain. Catalonia. Church of Santa Maria Conesa Virgen Mary
Spain. Catalonia. Church of Santa Maria Conesa. Virgen Mary. Built in 14th century (1339-1347). Gothic style. General contractor Guillem Pedrola

Background imageCistercian Collection: Our Lady and St. Bernard, 1709. Copy. Prague. Czech Republic

Our Lady and St. Bernard, 1709. Copy. Prague. Czech Republic
Our Lady and St. Bernard. By Matej Vaclav Jackel (1709). 18th century. Baroque sculpture decorating the Charles Bridge. Copy of the original. Prague. Czech Republic

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. 13th century. Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Stairs

Spain. 13th century. Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Stairs
Gothic Art. Spain. 13th century. Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Cistercian Order. Stairs leading to the pulpit of the refectory. Sastago. Aragon

Background imageCistercian Collection: Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Refectory. Sastago. Spain

Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Refectory. Sastago. Spain
Gothic Art. Spain. 13th century. Monastery of Our Lady of Rueda. Cistercian Order. Refectory with the pulpit to read. Sastago. Aragon

Background imageCistercian Collection: Gothic art. Spain. Santa Maria del Salvador. Apse. La Rioja

Gothic art. Spain. Santa Maria del Salvador. Apse. La Rioja
Gothic art. Spain.13th century. Santa Maria del Salvador. Cistercian Abbey began in 1236. Apse. Detail. Canas. La Rioja

Background imageCistercian Collection: Tuis Cathedral. Galicia. Spain

Tuis Cathedral. Galicia. Spain
Spain. Galicia. Tui. Cathedral. 12th-13th centuries. Cloisters detail. Gothic cistercian architecture

Background imageCistercian Collection: Monastery of Santes Creus. Dormitory

Monastery of Santes Creus. Dormitory
Monastery of Santes Creus built between 12th and 13th centuries. Dormitory for the monks. Aiguamurcia. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Catalonia. Monastery of Santes Creus. Royal Palace

Spain. Catalonia. Monastery of Santes Creus. Royal Palace. 14th century. Detail. Aiguamurcia

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Catalonia. Poblet Monastery. Cross

Spain. Catalonia. Poblet Monastery. Cross
Spain. Catalonia. Royal Abbey of Santa Maria de Poblet. Cross of the Abbot Guimera. 16th century

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Catalonia. Poblet Monastery

Spain. Catalonia. Poblet Monastery
Spain. Catalonia. Royal Abbey of Santa Maria de Poblet. 12th century

Background imageCistercian Collection: Spain. Galicia. Melon. Cistercian monastery of St. Mary. Ent

Spain. Galicia. Melon. Cistercian monastery of St. Mary. Ent
Spain. Galicia. Melon. Cistercian monastery of St. Mary, founded in 1142. Entrance

Background imageCistercian Collection: Church of the Monastery of Santes Creus. Interior

Church of the Monastery of Santes Creus. Interior
Church of the Monastery of Santes Creus built between 1174 and 1225 and covered with groin vault. Interior. Main nave. Aiguamurcia. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageCistercian Collection: Gothic art. Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet. Cistercian O

Gothic art. Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet. Cistercian Order. Door and window ogival. Vimbodi. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageCistercian Collection: Romanesque art. Monastery of Santes Creus. Tombs in gothic s

Romanesque art. Monastery of Santes Creus. Tombs in gothic s
Romanesque art. Monastery of Santes Creus. Cistercian Abbey. Tombs in gothic style of the House of Queralt and House of Puigverd in the cloister. 14th century. Aiguamurcia. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageCistercian Collection: Christopher Butkens

Christopher Butkens
CHRISTOPHER BUTKENS Flemish historian and Cistercian monk Date: 1590 - 1650

Background imageCistercian Collection: Fountains Abbey, near Ripon, North Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey, near Ripon, North Yorkshire, the ruins of a Cistercian monastery dating back to the 12th century. Date: circa 1832

Background imageCistercian Collection: Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales

Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales
View of the ruins of Tintern Abbey (Cistercian), in Monmouthshire, Wales. Date: 1882

Background imageCistercian Collection: Choir robes

Choir robes.. Chromolithograph from Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Altenecks Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889

Background imageCistercian Collection: Caldey Island, Wales - Cistercian monastic community

Caldey Island, Wales - Cistercian monastic community
Caldey Island, Wales off the southwest coast, near Tenby. Home to a community of Cistercian monks since the 6th century. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageCistercian Collection: SPAIN. Vimbod�Monastery of Poblet. Gallery of

SPAIN. Vimbod�Monastery of Poblet. Gallery of
SPAIN. Vimbod� Monastery of Poblet. Gallery of the cloister (12th c. - 13th c.). Cistercian art. Architecture



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