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  • The first outcome of the new connexion was his appointment to the abbacy of Aberbrothock by the queen regent, before her marriage, probably in June 1514.
  • He refused the archbishopric of Naples and the abbacy of Monte Cassino.
  • He was now firmly established in the favour of the king, who gave him successively the abbacy of St Severin, in the diocese of Poitiers, the office of almoner to the dauphiness, and in 1685 the bishopric of Lavaur, from which he was in 1687 promoted to that of Nimes.
  • Although Henry held the abbacy for a relatively short time, he had made quite an impact.
  • This was probably built during Robert of Pipewell ' s abbacy in the late twelfth century.

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