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The Refectory
Where Monks Ate

Monks eating in the Refectory -  Nash Ford Publishing
  • This was the monks' Dining Room.
  • The monks ate at long wooden tables. They were vegetarians.
  • They drank lots of beer because it was difficult to get clean fresh water.
  • One of the monks read from the Bible during the meal.
  • The rest of them were not allowed to speak, but they used lots of sign-language!


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