12 Abbey Questions

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12  Abbey Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year does Baldwin begin the  Abbey Church from eastern end?
  • 2. 
    The year that  Anselm starts the  major work (inc. Norman Tower & original Abbeygate)?
  • 3. 
    The last year that  Anselm works on the site that includes the  Norman Tower & original Abbeygate?
  • 4. 
    The year that Thomas Beckett dies.
  • 5. 
    The year that Samson takes up the building work.
  • 6. 
    The year that Samson's building phase finishes.
  • 7. 
    What is the year when there is a major Abbey fire. Samson examines the body of St Edmund – still intact!
  • 8. 
    What is the year that the Barons meet at the Abbey, but on 19th October (not 20th November) re Magna Carta issues?
  • 9. 
    When was the original Abbey Gate (Angel Hill) destroyed in rioting townsfolk, who gathered at the Guildhall?
  • 10. 
    When was the new Abbey gate completed?  After this, Abbot allowed an Alderman to represent the townspeople.
  • 11. 
    When was the Friary at Friar's Lane expelled to outside the North Gate?
  • 12. 
    When was the national Peasants Revolt and Bury's  2nd great riot?