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St Mellitus’s Day

Today is the feast day of St Mellitus, who died on this day in 624.

Mellitus was a member of the Gregorian mission sent to England to convert the then-pagan Anglo-Saxons to Christianity at the turn of the sixth and seventh centuries (he was the recipient of the letter from Pope Gregory I known as the… 431 more words

On This Day

The murder  of  Elfeah, Saxon Archbishop of Canterbury  (1012)

On this day in 1012, Elfeah, the Saxon Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered by Vikings, who had held him hostage for some time and not received the ransom that they had demanded for his release. 178 more words

On This Day

Friday photo challenge (week 16) Clock & March round-up

This week’s Friday photo challenge features two clocks I saw last week on our Easter trip to England. The first being the clock of St Paul’s Cathedral in London as seen from the stone gallery around the circumference of the dome. 487 more words

Photo Challenge

Vinally Valletta

The last place I visited during my trip to Malta was the capital, Valletta.  It was in a bit of disarray because it was between the dismantling of temporary lighting and seating equipment from the opening of its European City of Culture calendar of events and finishing off some of the permanent improvements made as a result of this award. 338 more words

Travel

"I May Not Get There With You": The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Part One)

Look above the western entrance to Westminster Abbey on Broad Sanctuary and you’ll see the ‘Ten Christian Martyrs‘; a group of small statues depicting noted 20th century figures who were killed for their beliefs. 153 more words

London

St. Farfar

Vi er nået til endnu en stor kirke. St. Paul. Sara mener helt bestemt vi skal kalde den sankt farfar i stedet.

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