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The tomb of King John rests on the pavement within the Quire at Worcester Cathedral.

In his will, made a few days before his death and preserved in the cathedral library, he asked to be buried in the ‘church of St Mary and St Wulfstan at Worcester’. In his lifetime, John had often visited Worcester and [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 26th 2017

For 1300 years people have gathered around and altar here to break bread together in the Holy Eucharist. Still we come to hear the teaching of Jesus, to pray, to share the bread of life and the cup of salvation as did Worcester’s two great saints, Oswald (925-992) and Wulstan (c. 1008-1095), whose remains were [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Jun 24th 2017

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 21st 2017

Thomas Habington was a rebel.
In 1586, Thomas Habington was a conspirator involved in the Babington Plot to kill Protestant Queen Elizabeth and restore Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots to the throne. The plan was foiled and Mary was executed for consenting to the plan. Thomas Habington escaped this fate as he was Elizabeth 1st’s godson [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 20th 2017

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2017

When we arrived at breakfast we noticed a new gentleman that seemed to be in charge of the dining room. The breakfast area was calm and efficient with none of the chaos we had experienced over the previous few days. The tea was perfect, two individual pots with just the right amount of teabags. My [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2017

At breakfast we were served with the first proper cup of tea of the weekend. Two individual pots of tea that were brewed to perfection.
Rain was forecast for the day so we headed of to Croome Court, a National Trust property. As we are National Trust members, entrance was free so it didn’t matter if [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2017

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