Category Archives: Church burial

People buried in chapels, churches, cathedrals, mosques, synagogues, and other houses of worship.

Death’s Garden: The Original Catacomb

On our last morning in Rome, Mason and I wandered around the Piazza Venezia, trying to find the Archaeobus that would take us out to the Appian Way. I was sick with a cold I’d picked up in the Vatican … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #123: Stoke Poges Churchyard

St. Giles Church Church Lanes Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4NZ, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 1753 642331 Founded: circa 1086 Size: 3 acres Number of interments: unknown Open: St. Giles’ Church is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Legend … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #114: Shakespeare’s Grave

William Shakespeare’s grave Holy Trinity Church, Old Town Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BG England Telephone: 01789 266316 Email: office@stratford-upon-avon.org Burial: 1616 Number of Interments: 5 Open: Seven days a week, but access to Shakespeare’s grave will be limited during … Continue reading

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Vintage view of the Medici Chapels

The Church of San Lorenzo in Florence and the Medici Chapels by Aldo Fortuna My rating: 3 of 5 stars Illustrated with luminous black & white photos, this vntage guidebook to the statuary and graves in the Church of San … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #101: the Medici Chapels

The Church of San Lorenzo Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, 50123 Florence, Italy Founded: 1442 Number of interments: 40-some? Open: Daily from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. or from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last entry at … Continue reading

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