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Site of the grave of Simon de Montfort, on the site of the former Evesham Abbey and in front of the bell tower that still stands.

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The inscription on the memorial stone reads:

Here were buried the remains of

SIMON DE MONTFORT, EARL OF LEICESTER
pioneer of representative government who was
killed in the Battle of Evesham on 4 August 1265.

This stone brought from his birthplace the
Castle of Montfort-l'Amaury in France
was erected to commemorate the seven hundredth
anniversary of his death.

Unveiled by the Speaker of the House of Commons
and dedicated by
His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury

on the 18th day of July 1965.

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