The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

If you read enough English royal history books, websites or texts you will eventually come across a place called Our Lady of Walsingham. Located between Norwich and King’s Lynn in Norfolk, this place of pilgrimage was built in 1061 during the reign of Edward the Confessor. Though the following centuries English kings and queens frequently … More The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula

The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula lies within Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Palace & Fortress of the Tower of London.  To begin with the original Parish church building was outwith the Tower walls until 1240 when Henry III expanded the Tower and brought the existing Saxon building within the Tower walls.  However less than 46 … More The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula