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The Legend of St. Frideswide of Oxford

Frideswide

Frideswide was the daughter of Didan the king of Lower Mercia and Selfrida, his wife.  She lived in the middle of the 7th century and was born in the royal palace in Oxford.  1,924 more words

Legend

Sayings... by Stuart France

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‘Sure as Stone’

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‘Old as Hills’

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Ancient Sites

Sayings...

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‘Sure as Stone’

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‘Old as Hills’

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‘White as Bone’

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Landscape

Squad Training Day with Brian Stote - 29th October

The squad training day was designed for those players who had played for the Mercia Region at Hayling Island back in September AND to include any other players from the region who aspire to get into the squad next year, 2017.   306 more words

Mercia

Eastwood Park Petanque Club - Rules Awareness Courses

Eastwood Park Petanque Club were joined by members of Rainworth Petanque Club for three very informative Rules Sessions in the Hasland Hub Chesterfield during October. The sessions where detailed but also light hearted and interesting and enjoyed by all who attended. 44 more words

Mercia

Lair of the Black Shade… by Stuart France

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…A flutter of recognition flicked across his gaze.

“What is it?” Asked Wen, her icy tone slicing through the summer haze like a frosty stare. 39 more words

The Silent Eye

Stairways to heaven…by Stuart France

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“It’s just a landscape, Don.”

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“Well, it is undoubtedly a landscape…”

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“…And a sky-scape too…”

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“…Although, I’m not too sure what justice has to do with it…”

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