Monastery in Yorkshire, England, founded in at the invitation of Thurston, Archbishop of Yorkshire. It became a brilliant centre of learning and holiness. Melrose was its most important offspring. It was confiscated by King Henry VIII; the estate is now in the possession of the Duncombe family, and the buildings have fallen into ruin.
- “Rievaulx Abbey”. . Saints.SQPN.com. 6 December 2009. Web. 7 December 2013. <http://saints.sqpn.com/rievaulx-abbey/>