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Westminster citizens war memorial | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Westminster citizens war memorial. In St Benedict's chapel in Westminster Abbey is a stained glass window in memory of those citizens of Westminster who gave their lives during the 1939-1945 war. The glass was designed by Hugh Easton and depicts large figures of St Michael, with a flaming sword, and St George slaying the dragon.

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Plan uw bezoek | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) (Special Announcement) Apr 07, 2020 The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in …

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Edward III and Philippa of Hainault | Westminster Abbey

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Mary Queen of Scots | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Mary, Queen of Scots was born in 1542, daughter of King James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. Her father died just a week after her birth. A fervent Roman Catholic and a claimant to the English Crown Mary was a great danger to her cousin Elizabeth I.When Mary fled to England after her army was routed in 1568 she was confined by Elizabeth and was finally executed at Fotheringhay Castle on 8th ...

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Poets’ Corner | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, is a place of pilgrimage for literature lovers. More than 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials here. Many of those buried or remembered in Poets' Corner are world-famous, like William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters and Charles Dickens. Others, though popular in their day, are now ...

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Poets of the First World War | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Poets of the First World War. Sixteen poets of the Great War (World War I) are remembered on this memorial: Richard Aldington (1892-1962) who served in the trenches and achieved success with his novel Death of a Hero based on his war experiences; Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) whose words 'They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old ...

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Charles Dickens | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 07, 2012  · His first writings appeared under the signature 'Boz' (a pet name for his brother). The Pickwick Papers was his first major success and Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby soon followed. He married Catherine Hogarth in 1836 and they had ten children (Charley, Mary (Mamie), Kate, Walter, Francis, Alfred, Sydney, Henry, Dora and Edward) before ...

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Address of the Pope Given at a Service of Evening Prayer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 17, 2010  · In a society which has become increasingly indifferent or even hostile to the Christian message, we are all the more compelled to give a joyful and convincing account of the hope that is within us (cf. 1 Pet 3:15), and to present the Risen Lord as the response to the deepest questions and spiritual aspirations of the men and women of our time.

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Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) Her Pet Parrot. Beside her wax effigy is displayed her pet African grey parrot on a stand. It is said to have lived with her for 40 years and died soon after her. Very few mounted bird specimens survive from this period but x-rays show that the entire skeleton of the bird is intact including its skull. This was a very primitive technique but ...

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The Charles Gore Lecture 2005 No. 2 | Westminster Abbey

Posted: (52 years ago) (Special Announcement) Apr 07, 2020 The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in …

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