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Henry 'stamped out Industrial Revolution'

Henry 'stamped out Industrial Revolution'

Date Added: 08 October 2015 Year: 2002 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2015_024_09 | Picture No: 12250

A copy of an article published in the Daily Telegraph Friday June 21, 2002 with the heading Henry 'stamped out Industrial Revolution'. The article recounts that archaeologists found evidence that the Cistercian monks of Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire were developing a prototye blas furnace for the large-scale production of cast iron when they were evicted by King Henry VIII in 1538. The article by David Derbyshire includes monochrome photographs of the ruins of Rievaulx Abbey a painting of Henry VII and there is a line drawing of 'How a blast furnace works'.

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