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Home to the earliest hammer-beamed roof dating back to AD1290 (are you as impressed as I? ) The Pilgrims' School is tucked into a corner made way to from Winchester Cathedrals grounds one of many chorister schools associated with the Cathedral back as far as AD676 with the establishment of Alto Schola. Itself founded in the 1930s the school is housed within a building redesigned in the 17th Century and sat atop the site of a once-was Roman villa. A neighbour in the lodgings taken up by…
My first travel to the heart of England took me to Manchester. I spent one week here at UMIST, venue of the 2005 UK LA “Under one umbrella” Convention. After an orientation tour, we were treated to a formal reception with the Mayor of Manchester at the Town Hall. After the day’s convention lectures, I strolled along Princess Street towards St. Anne's Church and Piccadilly gardens. I also visited Chetham's Library, John Rylands, the Manchester Public Library, and Manchester Cathedral.
John Rylands Library - For those who set eyes on Deansgate's The John Rylands Library for the first time, 'library' might not be the first word that comes to mind. This masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture looks more like a castle or cathedral.
Unseen footage of the Manchester Blitz has been unearthed to show for the first time the full destruction caused by two days of Luftwaffe attacks exactly 70 years ago.Air raids began in August 1940, and in September 1940 the Palace Theatre on Oxford Street was bombed. The heaviest raids occurred on the nights of 22/23 and 23/24 December 1940, killing an estimated 684 people and injuring 2,364. Manchester Cathedral, the Royal Exchange and the Free Trade Hall were among the large buildings
A book 100 years older than the Magna Carta goes digital
A manuscript predating the Magna Carta is to be seen, in full, online, by the public for the first time thanks to a project involving digital experts at The University of Manchester working in part...
Anglican mortuary chapel located in Philips Park Cemetery, Manchester, UK- Visitable
At the eastern end of the High Street is Kimbolton Castle. It is here that Katherine of Aragon [first wife of Henry VIII] died in 1536. The castle was once the home of the Dukes of Manchester but is now owned by Kimbolton School.
Kimbolton Castle, Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire. Best known as the final home of King Henry VIII's first queen, Catherine of Aragon. Now houses Kimbolton School.
Kimbolton Castle where Henry VIII's Queen Catherine died. Now a school.