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About Travels in the UK

Travels in the UK originated in August 2000 as a weekly series of reports based on a personal journal written during a trip to the UK in the summer of 2000. The reports were incorporated into a sister-site of Mostly Medieval in March 2001.

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Additional Information: Sister Sites

In the Middle Ages, it was common for large abbeys to send out a group of monks to establish a "sister abbey" or "sister house." Examples of this are Melrose Abbey, in Scotland, which was a sister house of Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire, England and Jarrow Abbey in Tynemouth, England which was a sister house of Wearmouth Abbey, in Durham. When particular sections of Mostly Medieval began to expand beyond the bounds of the original intent of the site, new sites were created and developed – "sister sites" – which remain intertwined with their origin at Mostly Medieval.