Clairvaux, Abbey of


Clairvaux, Abbey of
Clairvaux, Abbey of
The third daughter of Cîteaux and mother in the fourth line of numerous and celebrated monasteries, founded in 1115 by St. Bernard, in a deep valley upon the bank of the Aube, and known as the Vallée d'Absinthe

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