Walsingham


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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.
References in classic literature ?
Truberry's mother was a Miss Walsingham of Melspring.
One historian concluded that by the reign of James I, officials collected and deposited most of Walsingham's scattered state papers in the State Paper Office.
As an Englishman, I much prefer the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. For the medieval pilgrim it was more important even than Canterbury, about which Geoffrey Chaucer wrote his tales.
Spendlove, of Brandearth Hey, Stockbridge Village; Taylor, of Cherry Tree Road, Huyton; and Donovan, of Walsingham Road, Childwall, deny murder and wounding with intent.
What do Santiago de Compostela, Lourdes and Walsingham have in common?
Walsingham, which W supports 17 people in Middlesbrough and Redcar, is one of four charities to be shortlisted for the The Winifred Tumim W Memorial Prize, awarded annually by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
The church will be dedicated at Lent to the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, a group set up by Pope Benedict XVI in 2011.
A GREY-FACED Walsingham was standing, his head bent under the low rafters, watching him.
THE QUEEN'S AGENT: FRANCIS WALSINGHAM AT THE COURT OF ELIZABETH I by John Cooper (Faber and Faber, pounds 20) THE first Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham (c1532-1590) was one of the most powerful men in England, but has remained a shadowy figure until now.
AROUND 1,000 people visited Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral over the weekend to see an image of the famous shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.
Walsingham House and Swynford House, the six-bedroom homes, are after Frances Walsingham, only daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham, spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I, and Katherine Swynford, mistress then wife of John of Gaunt, great great great grandfather of Henry VIII.
Sir Francis Walsingham: A Courtier in an Age of Terror.