Sopwell Priory

London, United Kingdom

Sopwell Priory

Sopwell Priory (also known as Sopwell Nunnery) was built c. 1140 in Hertfordshire, England by the Benedictine abbot of St Albans Abbey, Geoffrey de Gorham. It was founded as the Priory of St Mary of Sopwell and was a cell of St Albans Abbey.

Juliana Berners, a prioress during the 15th century, is believed to be the author of the Boke of St Albans published in 1486.



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