After Samson – Magna Carta

After Samson – Magna Carta

By Martyn Taylor Samson reversed the disastrous financial fortunes of the Abbey by protecting its privileges. Even to the...

A Tree in the right place

By Sarah Green A full version of an article which appeared in the Spring 2021 Review in an edited...

Samson and life in the Abbey

By Martyn Taylor Much is known about Abbot Samson of Tottington, Norfolk thanks to an amazing account of abbey...

Abbotts Anselm and Ording

By Martyn Taylor After Baldwins death there was a period of unsettlement when three other abbots came and went...

The Confessor’s Gift and Abbott Baldwin

By Martyn Taylor The Confessor’s Gift Edward the Confessor, the son of Ethelred the ‘Unready’ and Emma of Normandy...

Danish Atonement and Cnut’s Church

By Martyn Taylor Within a few years of Edmund’s death (canonised around 930) many of the Danes converted to...

Edmund – when and where it all began

by Martyn Taylor Not much is known about the young Edmund. Born in 841AD the young Anglo-Saxon Edmund was...

Hospital air pageant by Terry O’Donoghue

Inventive ways funds were raised for the hospital pre-NHS Before the NHS came into being in 1948, the old...

Magna Carta Barons – The Bigods

The Bigods, Earls of Norfolk and Suffolk by Martyn Taylor The Bigods were notoriously untrustworthy, an example being Rogers...

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