Category Archives: House of Plantagenet
Canterbury Cathedral can be seen through this link and below left and right: Below: the site on which Thomas Becket – Archbishop of Canterbury – was murdered in 1170 after a misunderstood outburst by … Continue reading
Below is a list of the sixteen English Monarchs (and Mary Queen of Scots) buried in Westminster Abbey and Royalty buried in St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London: Edward the Confessor … Continue reading
The tomb of King John (1199-1216) is in the Choir of Worcester Cathedral, and can be viewed through this link and below: A further close-up can be viewed here. Below: a small 18th century organ.
Gloucester Cathedral can be seen through this link. Below left: a view of Gloucester’s acclaimed ‘cloisters’. Below right: Robert, Duke of Normandy. He was the eldest son of William the Conqueror and succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy, while … Continue reading