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  • But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.
  • The writers of the time speak with enthusiasm of its lofty towers, of the churches and monasteries in the suburbs, and especially of the.
  • "But a large number of monasteries and churches is always a sign of the backwardness of a people," said Napoleon, turning to Caulaincourt for appreciation of this remark.
  • And built churches and monasteries. He died three years later, in 840,
  • By the end of the 13th Century there were some 750 Cistercian monasteries in Europe, a tenth of them in England.

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