Liget chartreuse

2012-04-08
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La Corroirie

La Corroirie

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IMG_5554 Henry II of England founded the abbey of Liget to expiate the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170. The portal is from the 18th century.
Henry II of England founded the abbey of Liget to expiate the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170. The portal is from the 18th century.
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IMG_5555 The abbey was fortified as the area was troubled during the 100 years war.
The abbey was fortified as the area was troubled during the 100 years war.
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IMG_5559 Only walls are left from the original 12th century church.
Only walls are left from the original 12th century church.
IMG_5560 12th century church.
12th century church.
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IMG_5563 Only one side is left from the cloister.
Only one side is left from the cloister.

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