Sweetheart Abbey

Sweetheart Abbey, also known as the Abbey of Dulce Cor is a Cistercian abbey founded in 1275. This is the abbey built by Devorgilla (of Melrose Abbey) as a burial place for her husband, John Balliol. It was a daughter house to Dundrennan Abbey nearby.

Well, except for his heart, which she had embalmed and kept in a silver casket. It is buried in Melrose Abbey with her.

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