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Iona Abbey
10 August 2005
Iona Abbey

Descriptive sign about Iona Abbey. "St. Columba, one of the founders of Christianity in Britain, came from Ireland in the year 563, to found a monastery here on Iona.
Since that time the island has held an important place in the history of Christianity, an importance reaffiremed in the 13th century when the Benedictine Abbey before yo was founded by Reginald, son of Somersled."