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Book: The Archaeology and Architecture of Monasteries in Ireland, 1100-1600

Chapter: Chapter 10 Medieval urban monasteries and their dissolution

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24282


What exactly happened to monasteries after their suppression by Henry VIII? This chapter looks closely at the fate of urban monasteries from different parts of Ireland, and considers the place of the process of dissolution in the shaping of early modern Ireland.

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