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St-Savin-sur-Gartempe Abbey
St-Savin-sur-Gartempe, Poitou-Charentes
Vienne  county
France  country
Europe  continent
46.564722° N, 0.866111° E

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Foundation of the Anzy-le-Duc Priory by a local noble couple, Letbald and Altaric. The first prior is a prominent monk from Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe named Hugh, later known as St. Hugh of Poitiers. Thanks to Hugh's involvement with the creation of the Abbey of Cluny, Anzy-le-Duc will enjoy a close relationship with that great foundation.

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