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We checked out of the Wykeham Arms after breakfast and set off to Tewkesbury where we had a cup of tea before visiting the Abbey.

As we entered the Abbey we were welcomed by a minister. The Abbey has a lovely warm feeling and I had forgotten how beautiful it is. One corner of the Abbey [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2019

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2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2016

… is builded by some man but he that built all things is GOD.

Comments Off CherryPie on Mar 21st 2016

…would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 19th 2016

Hemming Robeson was the Vicar of Tewkesbury 1877-92. During his incumbency the great restoration of the Abbey started in 1875, was completed, and the Abbey House, the Gateway and a number of adjoining buildings were bought back for the Church. He was a founder of the Tewkesbury High School for Girls, the building now occupied [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Mar 17th 2016

Saint Edmund (841 – 69) was brought up as a Christian, and became King of the East Angles in about AD 865.
In 869 – 70. The Great Army of Vikings, under Ingwar, invaded East Anglia. Edmund led his army against them, but was defeated and captured. He refused to deny his Christian faith or rule [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 14th 2016

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
Desiderius Erasmus

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2016

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