4th December 1540 - Amesbury Abbey is surrendered to Henry VIII

Henry_viii_plundering_the_churches.jpg On 4th December 1540, abbess Joan Darell surrendered Amesbury Abbey to King Henry[1].

Pic: By Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Footnotes

[1] A sentimental & practical guide to Amesbury and Stonehenge

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