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An Overview of Devotion to Our Lady of Glastonbury by Dr Timothy Hopkinson-Ball

Glastonbury is the oldest shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in England, pre-dating the better-known Marian shrine of Walsingham by many 100s of years. Since the destruction of Glastonbury Abbey at the Reformation, the shrine’s Marian origins have been … Continue reading

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The Christian History of Wells by Dr Tim Hopkinson-Ball

The Christian origins of the town of Wells may go back to Roman times. ¬†The excavation of an early mortuary indicates the presence of Christian worship dating from the early Saxon period. ¬†Evidence of Christian burials date from the 8th … Continue reading

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