“The Cistercian Abbey of Flaxeley, otherwise Dene Abbey, or the Abbey of Blessed Mary of Dene, was founded by Roger, son of Milo Fitzwalter..about the year 1148….Milo, Earl of Hereford, was killed by an arrow while hunting in the valley on Christmas Eve, 1143….”
[ANON]. Abbey of Blessed Mary of Dene [,] Flaxley.
8pp. (With 4pp: Monochrome photographic plates).
Interior: generally clean, pages lightly age toned.
Binding: Cream wrappers with armorial crest in gilt and red, wrappers lettered in red. (Light soiling, creasing to edges, staples rusting a little).
8vo. [No place]: [Flaxley Abbey], [no date. c.early/mid 20th century].
A short and concise potted history. Rare.
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