Tag Archives: medieval cathedrals

Cemetery of the Week #71: Salisbury Cathedral

Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Salisbury, called Salisbury Cathedral The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EJ, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 01722 555120 Founded: 1220 Number of interments: at least 22 (57 on Findagrave) Open: Monday through Saturday, the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #63: Westminster Abbey

Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster, known as Westminster Abbey City of Westminster, 20 Deans Yard, London, SW1P 3PA, United Kingdom Telephone: +44(0)20 7222 5152 Founded: 960 Number of Interments and Memorials: 500? Open: Usually open to visitors from … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Old Fashioned

Although he was king of England, Crusader Richard the Lionheart spent very little time in England — and did not, in fact, speak English.  He grew up at his mother’s court in Aquitane, in Southern France.  All in all, Richard … Continue reading

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