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S-A-D #11 - Westminster Abbey

//in 1066 took place in Westminster the first coronation, when was enthroned William the Conqueror…//


Westminster Abbey originally stood in wetlands near London. It was inhabited by Benedictines, which used to have around the year of 604 there a small church. 217 more words



This is going to be one of the weirdest blog post I’ve written yet. This time yesterday I was sitting in Westminster Abbey waiting for the inaugural Eucharist to begin; trying to steady my voice and read through the two paragraphs I was blessed to be given to pray during the service. 149 more words


Crown and mitre

There’s a wonderful chandelier in Southwark Cathedral suspended from a chain on which are displayed the symbols of power – a crown, a mitre and the dove. 1,017 more words

Andrew Nunn

Westminster Abbey and SSGB in Greenwich

Tomorrow I am at Westminster Abbey, one of my absolute favourite places in London. So often on a Monday morning I am heading for Greenwich (Iknow, it’s a tough life, but heyho, someone has to do it), another fabulous place to spend time just outside the centre of London. 321 more words


A Short History Lesson

Mary Stuart, Mary I of Scotland, acceded the throne a week after her birth following the death of her father, King James V of Scotland. Betrothed to the Dauphin of France she spent most of her childhood in France and was educated at the French Court while Scotland was ruled by regents. 1,170 more words


Sir Thomas Vaughan (executed 1483)

If you try to research Sir Thomas Vaughan on the internet you may become quite confused. Some sites suggest he was of the Tretower branch of the Vaughans. 426 more words

London, England: like no place else.

“There’s no where else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.”

Vivienne Westwood- Fashion Designer.

In the fall of 2013 I studied magazine journalism in London , England. 405 more words