The "Ladies' Abbey" in Caen was founded by Queen Mathilda, wife of William the Conqueror, in 1063. Its church, La Trinité, is a fine example of early Norman architecture.

Facts & Stats on the Abbaye aux Dames

Go Historic ID
319158
Names
Abbaye aux Dames
Ladies' Abbey
Dates
1062-c.1115

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Pl. de la Reine-Mathilde
Caen, France
Contact
02-31-06-98-98

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Abbaye aux Dames - Caen, France