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Good Friday

On the very eventful Good Friday, Jesus was betrayed by his disciple Judas and arrested, then hauled before several different authorities—first the Jewish religious leaders, then the Roman governor Pontius Pilate. Sentenced to death, Jesus was crucified alongside two criminals. Upon his death, he was buried in a nearby tomb.
Matthew 26:14-27:66 New International Version (NIV)
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6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 14th 2017

In the year 1191 the bodies of King Arthur and his Queen were said to have been found on the south side of the Lady Chapel. On 19th April 1278 their remains were removed in the presence of King Edward I and Queen Eleanor to a black marble tomb on this site. This tomb survived [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Dec 21st 2016

16 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.
2 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.
3 And they said among themselves, Who shall [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 27th 2016

Eldest son of William the Conqueror, and benefactor of Gloucester Abbey. He died in 1134 at Cardiff Castle, a prisoner of his youngest brother, King Henry I.

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 2nd 2016

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2013