Category Archives: Marmoustier Abbey

The monks of St. Martin of Tours killed in their luxury

Below is a copy of “The monks of St. Martin of Tours killed in their luxury” from a French manuscript dated, c. 1451-1472. I’ve no idea what the story is behind this recorded event. There was a massacre of monks … Continue reading

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C17th Marmoustier Abbey at Tours and C17th maps of the Loire at Marmoustier and Montlouis

For further images and the history of Marmoustier Abbey visit my earlier post. For further C17th images of maps of the Loire at Tours just click here to visit an older posting.

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