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Britain - Photo and History Pages

SOUTH AND WEST ENGLAND

 

Link to English Kings and Queens from 802 AD to the present

 

OTHER BRITISH PHOTO AND HISTORY PAGES

MAGNA CARTA

WALES, CENTRAL ENGLAND AND EAST ANGLIA

NORTHERN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

MAPS SHOWING LOCATIONS OF CATHEDRALS AND ABBEYS IN ENGLAND

 

 

Rochester Cathedral

 

St Nicholas, Barfreston (Kent)

 

 

Dover Castle and the Cliffs of Dover - the castle's iconic "Norman" keep is actually Plantagenet, having been built in the 1100s by King Henry II.

 

 

 

St Leonard's Church, Hythe - which stood just above Adrian's 1950s school - and would in much earlier times

have directly overlooked the Cinque Port of Hythe before the sea retreated a mile or so.

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Counties - source not known

 

 

GEDDINGTON, WALTHAM AND OTHER ELEANOR CROSSES

 

 

Waltham Abbey - the last English Abbey closed by Henry VIII

 

 

 

Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in the 1530s and the 24 medieval cathedrals which emerged after this

 

 

Books about Cathedrals, Abbeys, Priories and Churches in the UK

 

 

St Clement, Old Romney

 

Norman lead font with labours of the month and Zodiac signs

St Augustine's Church, Brookland (Romney Marshes)

 

Romney Marsh Churches

 

 

 

Canterbury Cathedral

 

Limoges Reliquary Châsses for Saint Thomas (Becket)

 

Medieval images of the Becket story

 

 

 

 

Ightham Mote (Kent)

 

 

 

Saint Bartholomew the Greater - the last great Norman space in London (website)

 

Westminster Abbey

Saint Albans Abbey (latterly a Cathedral)

 

 

 

Waverley Abbey First Cistercian Abbey in England

 

The Cistercians in Britain

 

Wisborough Green (Sussex)

 

Napper, Kings, Laker memorial plaques

 

 

 

 

 

St Nicholas, Bramber, E Sussex

where Hannah Lidbetter was christened and buried

 

 

St Andrew, Steyning, E Sussex

where John Seward the Elder married Hannah Lidbetter on 1 July 1742

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Saints, East Meon (Hampshire)

 

 

Buriton St Mary (Hampshire)

lots of Seward & Haw memorials

 

 

Battle of Hastings at Battle - 1066\

 

Battle, near Hastings - the hill the Normans climbed up then feigned a retreat down to win England in 1066

 

Winchester Cathedral Salisbury Cathedral
 

 

 

 

Romsey Abbey

Christchurch Priory

 

 

 

St Nicholas, Studland, Dorset

 

Chichester Cathedral Beaulieu Abbey (Cistercian)
 

 

Sherborne Abbey Wimborne Minster
 

 

Silbury Hill - the world's largest pre-historic (c2500 BC) man made mound they say.  Were wheelbarrows around 4,500 years ago?

 

 

 

Avebury prehistoric Stone Circle

 

 

 

St James, Avebury St Mary, Winterbourne Monkton

This type colour = places visited and photographed but not yet published in Paradoxplace

 

 

 

 

St Margaret, Spaxton (Somerset, Quantock Hills) Cleeve Abbey (Somerset) (Cistercian)

 

 

Glastonbury Abbey Toller Fratrum

 

 

Wells Cathedral Bath Abbey
   

 

 

 

Saint Mary Magdalene, Taunton, Somerset

parish church for the Lockes in the 1700s

 

Somerton, Somerset
Somerton (Somerset) Melbury Bubb (W Dorset)

 

CORNWALL AND DEVON

 

St Mary, Luppitt (Devon) Exeter Cathedral
   

 

  All Saints, East Budleigh, S Devon

 

Instow (Devon)

1940s tricycling drag for Adrian

 

 

Barnstaple (Devon) - Guildhall

Thomas Hudson portrait of ancestor, mayor & pewterer Alexander Webber 1685 - 1739

The last of several generations of Webber  Pewterers in Barnstaple

 

 

St Brannock, Braunton (Devon)

Memorial plaques for the Incledon / Webber family

 

 

Padstow (Cornwall)

 

 

 

 

St Nonna, Altarnun (Bodmin Moor)

 

St Menefreda, St Minver (near Padstow)

where 7xgrt grands Dr George de Mountfriart and Anna Howard were married on 24 Feb 1675/76

 

 

 

 

Dr George Demountfryart, Adrian's 7xGrt Grandfather and Mayor of Bodmin in 1700

 

 

Bodmin - St Petroc (Cornwall)

Parish church for the de Mountfriart family in the 1600s - early 1700s

 

 

Bodmin (Cornwall)

 

 

The little hill town of Tregony, Cornwall

where 4xgrt Grandfather Nick Middlecoat (1752-1844 (92)) wheeled and dealt

 

 

Tregony (Cornwall)

 

Falmouth (Cornwall)

where Nick's brother-in-law William Hambly was mayor in 1798-99

 

 

Books about Cathedrals, Abbeys, Priories and Churches in the UK

 

 

North Britain & Scotland           East Anglia, Central England & Wales

 

The Cistercians in Britain

 

 

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