Richard Layton and Thomas Leigh begin monastery visitations

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Historical Context Note

Employees of Thomas Cromwell, Richard Layton and Thomas Leigh, begin to undertake visitations of the English and Welsh monasteries, to assess their material worth and their feasability to remain open.
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Editors. "Richard Layton and Thomas Leigh begin monastery visitations". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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