Bursfeld, The Abbey of


Bursfeld, The Abbey of
Bursfeld, The Abbey of
One of the most celebrated Benedictine monasteries in Germany in the Middle Ages. Founded in 1093 by Duke Henry of Nordheim and his wife Gertrude

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