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E. THE MONKS
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This has a special interest, not only because of the connection with the tomb of Edward II, but because the remodelled east end of Gloucester Cathedral is one of the early examples of that peculiarly English phenomenon, Perpendicular Gothic architecture. These extracts are from the Historia by Abbot Walter Frocester (1382-1412.)

(46) A.D. 1329, John Wygmor, prior of this place, was elected abbot…who gained and acquired many possessions for the monastery….