National Geographic : 1927 Nov
00 Photograph by A. W. Cutler THE "BATTLE ABBEY" OF PORTUGAL Long ago this magnificent building stood pleasantly alone, amid a forest. Now a straggling village hasencroached upon it.This "Battle Abbey" at Batalha consists of the Church of Santa Maria and the monastery adjoining. It was founded by JoaoIand his English wife, Philippa, in1835. After the Alhambra at Granada, it is said to be the most beautiful edifice on the peninsula. Prince Henry theNavigator isburied here.