On the right hand side of the altar, in the East End of Gloucester Cathedral, there is an elaborate effigy of a knight, dressed in full battle armour, and lying in an unusual position. It has been heavily restored over the years, and the colour and pose of the effigy makes it stand out from everything… Read More Points of Interest at Gloucester Cathedral: Who was Robert Curthose?
There are a few places that you visit that completely exceed your expectations, places that you find so astonishing that you think of them long after you have departed and for me, Gloucester Cathedral, in particular it’s cloisters are one of them. From the first time I saw them, I knew that their fame was… Read More The Cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral
It’s hard to pick just a few things to write about when it comes to Gloucester Cathedral. There are many curiosities, nuances of architecture, grand sweeping lace like ceilings and historical characters to choose from so I have decided to write about my favourites. I hope you enjoy! King Edward II Edward II was born… Read More Points of Interest at Gloucester Cathedral – Edward II