Records also show a number of exiled Benedictine monks
fought in the English Civil War and French Revolution, and evidence of English Government spies secretly joining the Order.
In 1538, the Benedictine monks
of Brecon were pensioned off and the priory church became the parish church which eventually became the modern day cathedral.
Although the inhabitants of southern Brittany have been harvesting salt from its coastal marshes for almost 2,000 years, it was a group of Benedictine monks
who first established the oeillet system during the ninth century
Mersey Rowing Club practise recreating the historic first ferry crossing of the River Mersey made by Benedictine monks
in the 12th century; Tall ships at Wellington Dock, including one of the world's largest, the Dar Mlodziezy, from Poland Picture: colin lane/ cii50607taiiships-2.jpg
After four years as the Bush administration's "faith czar," James Towey sounded both relieved and combative upon announcing his decision to leave his post and become president of a small Pennsylvania college sponsored by Benedictine monks
Jackson is currently five years into the eight-year, GBP2m project which was commissioned by Benedictine monks
in the US, and he has completed four out of seven volumes, The Guardian reported.
This has traditionally heralded the start of summer ever since Benedictine monks
ran the swannery in
Teachers across the region have been invited to take their classes to Belmont Abbey in Hereford, a community of 40 Benedictine Monks
that dates back to 1859.
In Europe, Belgium's abbey ales are catted 'the Burgundies of Belgium' because of their intense flavor and robust body, Founded in 1074 by Benedictine monks
, Affligem is the oldest abbey in Flanders.
The abbey is home to a Roman Catholic order of about 50 Benedictine monks
. The abbey is on-a 30-acre campus that includes Conception Seminary College and the historical Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.
THE ARCHBISHOP of Cardiff celebrated a festival with the Benedictine monks
of Quarr Abbey on the Isle of Wight.
Some Benedictine monks
made a sentimental return for the auction.