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Walsingham

(ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm)
n
(Placename) a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

Walsingham

(ˈwɔːlsɪŋəm)
n
(Biography) Sir Francis. ?1530–90, English statesman. As secretary of state (1573–90) to Elizabeth I he developed a system of domestic and foreign espionage and uncovered several plots against the Queen

Wal•sing•ham

(ˈwɔl sɪŋ əm)

n.
Sir Francis, c1530–90, English statesman: Secretary of State to Elizabeth I, 1573–90.
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Mary's Church, Little Walsingham, Norfolk on Friday, July 10 at 1.
In August, Hughes also went on a pilgrimage to Our Lady's shrine in Walsingham, Norfolk, where he crept into the rooms of three visiting priests and stole cheques which he cashed for more than pounds 1,500.
Teesside Crown Court heard how Dunn, 55, based at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Thornaby, abused his young victim in the church presbytery, at school, his family home and at a religious shrine in Walsingham, Norfolk.
A group left All Saints' Church on a pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, led by Fr David Burrows.