Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Lady Chapel

A chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary, usually located at the extreme east end of a church. Most large churches and cathedrals had a Lady Chapel, and smaller churches frequently had a side altar dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

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Long Melford, Suffolk

Long Melford, Suffolk

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Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?

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