Undissolved and not forgotten
Posted: 12 Sep 2007 @ 00:00
ST BENET’s Abbey in Norwich diocese was the only monastery never officially dissolved at the Reformation. Little remains today but part of its gatehouse, though it still has an abbot and a prior.
In the reign of Henry VIII, the abbot was consecrated Bishop of Norwich, and the present Bishop, the Rt Revd Graham James, still holds that title today. As for the prior, that ancient title belongs to the Rector of Horning, at present the Revd Sandra Ellison, who ...
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