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Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
Psalms 17:8

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 24th 2019

Arundel took part in the ‘There but not there’ national commemorative  project by installing 93 silhouettes representing Arundel’s ‘Roll of Honour’.

The project’s aims were simple:
Commemorate those who died in the First World War through installations of silhouettes and Tommies wherever there is a Roll of Honour.
To Educate all generations, particularly today’s younger generation, born nearly 100 years after [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2019

…The Cathedral of Our Lady and Saint Philip Howard

My previous posts explained what happened to the Arundel church building after King Henry VIII parted from the Church of Rome and declared himself Head of The Church of England. Despite Henry’s actions Catholic missionary priests were able to continue their teachings in Arundel:

The reign of King [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2019

Following on from my previous post where the 12th Earl surrendered the collegiate chapel to King Henry VIII, subsequential purchasing it back and being required to provide an annual rent to the King :

The nave [of the church] continued as the parish church of Arundel. As the effects of the Reformation took hold the church [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2019

In 1380 the 4th Earl of Arundel, Richard Fitzalan, founded a secular College of Canons, that is to say, a community of clergy to maintain daily worship and pray for the souls of the founder’s family. This initiated the building of the church you see today. From the beginning the church was divided into two [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 18th 2019

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 13th 2019

The Library is the principle survivor of the 11th Duke’s work and is one of the most important Gothic rooms of circa 1800 in the country. It is 122 feet (38 meters)long, entirely fitted out in carved Honduras mahogany and treated as if it were a church, with slender clustered columns supporting a ribbed vault. [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 11th 2019

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