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Towards a history of Walsingham: September

September 17th, 2020

September events extracted from the late Howard Fear’s “Towards a History of Walsingham”

1272. Citizens and monks in riotous conflict at Norwich. Henry III reached the city on September 10 to make judgements, later travelling to Walsingham, reached on September 26.

1309. Ricardus de Walsingham was one of the knights of the Shire for the County of Norfolk in the king’s parliaments in 1309, and in 1312/’13 and twice in later 1313 (July and September).

1482. Edward IV again in Walsingham. On his mid-September visit he was joined by Lord Howard, who accompanied him on a progress through Norfolk and Suffolk. (more…)

Towards a History of Walsingham

September 4th, 2020

August dates from “Towards a History of Walsingham” by the late Howard Fears.

Howard Fears M. Phil, MA, Walsingham’s resident historian died on 13th April 2020, aged 91. He was a stalwart member and instigator of the village history society, and has left a large number of files of his research to the society.

This is the first instalment of a series: beginning with August, some significant dates in Walsingham History.

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