Abbaye-aux-Hommes

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The Abbey of Saint-Etienne, also known as Abbaye aux Hommes ("Men's Abbey"), is a former monastery in the French city of Caen, Normandy. Dedicated to Saint Stephen ("Saint Étienne"), it is considered, along with the neighbouring Abbaye aux Dames ("Ladies' Abbey"), to be one of the most notable Romanesque buildings in Normandy. Like all the major abbeys in Normandy, it was Benedictine. Lanfranc, before being an Archbishop of Canterbury, was abbot of Saint-Etienne.

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Basse-Normandie
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