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Aalborg Greyfriars' Abbey

The abbey in Aalborg was the home of Franciscan monks (also called greyfriars") during the Middle Ages. It was established in about 1240-50. The Franciscans were an order of mendicant friars who were not permitted to own worldly goods and eked out a living from begging. In the 1530s, around…

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