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Our Lady of White hill: new evidence of the chapel at Haslingfield

Since publishing my short book, ‘The Pilgrimage to Our Lady of White hill,’ in 2013, I have come across further evidence relating to its use in the early 16th century. This relates to bequests made in two wills, of offerings … Continue reading

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Forthcoming local history talks

Haslingfield Village Society: Haslingfield Village Hall, Tuesday 16 September, 8pm. The Pilgrimage to Our Lady of White hill. I will be discussing the documentary evidence for the shrine and the role played by local historians in the preservation of this … Continue reading

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Forthcoming publication September 2013

The Pilgrimage to Our Lady of White hill: Antiquaries, local historians and the formation of a historical tradition, by Jonathan Spain, RiverRhee Publishing. Price £6. Extract from introduction: ‘There is little by way of hard historical or archaeological evidence for … Continue reading

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