Abbey Church of Holy Cross, Pershore, Worcestershire
The Abbey at Pershore was originally founded circa 689 by Oswald, nephew of Ethelred, King of Mercia, for secular canons. It was refounded around 972 for Benedictine monks. The first Abbot, Foldbright, was appointed in 984. It was suppressed in 1540 during the dissolution of the monasteries.