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Gloucester Abbey was a
Benedictine abbeyfor monks in the city of Gloucester, England. The abbey was founded about 1022 and was dedicated to Saint Peter.Knowles, David; Brooke C. N. L.; and London, Vera C. M. "The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales 940-1216" Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1972 ISBN 0-521-08367-2 p. 52] It is recorded that the abbey lost about a quarter of its complement of monks in 1377 due to the Black Death.
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