and Historic Places in Wye and Usk - St Mary's Church, Monmouth
A guide to Wye Valley and the vale of Usk, Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Historic Churches in Wye and Usk - Monmouth St Mary's
Photos courtesy of www.stmaryspriorychurch.org
& RELIGIOUS SITES OF WALES
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This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister
His official post was First Lord of the Treasury (1721-1742)
He took over more and more control due to the long absences (and disinterest) of George I and II
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.