(Click to enlarge)The home of the famous medieval chronicler William of Malmesbury and last known resting place of Athelstan- the first king of all England (and a good chunk of Scotland too).His tomb is still there.
At the Dissolution the entire abbey was acquired by a local merchant who gave the church to the townsfolk and used the monastic dwellings for his cloth business. So there you have it: the Reformation was largely about money and making the rich richer.
'The Way of the Cross' - *Wednesday, 30th September was the feast of St Andrew. * One of the twelve apostles, Andrew was the younger brother of Simon Peter; both were fishermen, an...
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