Art journal entry

Glastonbury Abbey 2000 years of history,
2000 years of mystery.

King Arthur
and his
Queen Guinevere…
Were they really buried here?

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©2013 Cindy Williams

1st Century Foundation of the Old Church of St. Mary

c. 720
Saxon stone church built.

940-956 Abbacy of St. Dunstan. Expansion of extent and wealth of church and monastery.

1184
Church & Monastery destroyed by fire.

1189
Lady Chapel consecrated.

1213
Great Church consecrated.

1539 Dissolution of the abbey. Abbot Whiting and two monks executed on Glastonbury Tor.

1907 Ruins purchased by Church of England. Glastonbury Abbey Website

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