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A vist to Canterbury

One of our members visited Canterbury Cathedral and its environs recently. He found statues and tombs to the likes of Henry IV and Edward the Black Prince but he couldn’t find the remains of (Cardinal) John Morton. How ironic that, just as Richard III’s remains have been identified beyond reasonable doubt despite the lurid stories of him no longer being at the Leicester Greyfriars, the treasonous cleric really is lost and the ultimate responsibility accrues to the son of the “Tudor” usurper he supported.

Anyway, here are some photos:H4 Outside Tomb Window Window3 Window5

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5 thoughts on “A vist to Canterbury

  1. It’s not as though he doesn’t have a contemporary memorial (it looks like a tomb), he’s just not in it. Is that because he died of plague?

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  2. His remains were lost during the Reformation.

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  3. mairemartello123 on said:

    Sort of like the evil Bishop of Beauvais who presided over Joan of Arc’s trial although his body was dug up and pitched into a river.

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