Daisy Gibbs

Newcastle University

Daisy Gibbs - Newcastle University

I am a musicologist specialising in British music of the long sixteenth century. I am particularly interested in how the Reformation, and the confessional conflicts that it created, influenced people’s music-making in public and in private. I am a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

Sunset over Buckland Abbey

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Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

What happened in a medieval abbey church?

Before the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the late 1530s, hundreds of monasteries and nunneries were founded across Great Britain. The Rule of St Benedict set out guidelines for their life, including the daily routine of prayer for both the living and dead.

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