Editors. "Richard Layton and Thomas Leigh begin monastery visitations". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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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.