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#10. St. George 's Abbey in the Black Forest 1/10  
The monastery was founded in 1084-85 in the Black Forest, by the source of the Brigach, against the background of the Investiture Controversy, as a result of the community of interests of the Swabian aristocracy and the church reform party, the founders being Hezelo and Hesso of the family of the Vogte of Reichenau, and the politically influential Abbot William of Hirsau.
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