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Medieval History Tour

26 FEB - 4 APR

Sun 26th Feb, Wed 22nd Mar, Sun 30th Apr, Wed 24th May, Sun 25th Jun, Sun 9th Jul, Sun 27th Aug, Wed 18th Oct
Sun tours: 11:30am, Wed tours: 2pm
£8, includes general admission to the Abbey for you to explore before or after the tour

It is the year 1538 and you’ve stepped into the world of Delapré Abbey at the end of its life as a Cluniac Nunnery.

The Black Death, excommunications and the Battle of Northampton are just a few of the events that occurred on the nunnery’s doorstep. Learn all about Delapré Abbey’s history as a nunnery and how it was established. Explore the Abbey and the routines of the nuns. Hear all about St Mary de la Pré and how it raised an income in various ways through the trading of commodities to donations from the monarchy.

Come along with Sister Brigitte as she guides you through the lives of those who lived at the Abbey.