altham Abbey is situated on the site of king Harold's abbey. Needs a visit for information and photographs. More information can be found at the following sites.
YearMonthEvent
1307 Jul 7  Death of Edward I
 Edward I died at Burgh-upon-the-Sands on the Solway with Scotland in view across the Firth. Right up until his death Edward's priority was the realms that he ruled. After his death Edward's body was embalmed and transported to Waltham Abbey in Essex. Here it lay unburied for several weeks presumably so that people could come and see the body lying in state. After this the body was taken to Westminster Abbey for a proper burial.[1] 
Early Modern Period (1500-1800)
1540   Waltham Abbey Dissolved
 Waltham Abbey has the distinction of being the last monastery to be dissolved by Henry VIII.[2] 

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