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St Mary's Abbey Ruins
The Benedictine abbey of St Mary's (York) was founded by King William II in 1088. The ruins visible today date from a re-build between 1271 and 1294.
For anyone seeking additional information about either St Mary's Abbey or the King's Manor, the following publication is highly recommended:
- Wilson, Barbara and Mee, Francis: "St Mary's Abbey and the King's Manor, York - The Pictorial Evidence", published by York Archaeological Trust (2009).