Walsingham - England's National Shrine of Our Lady

Walsingham - England's National Shrine of Our Lady

In this book John Rayne-Davis retells the history of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham from its foundation to the present day, showing that royal patronage by the kings and queens of England, from Henry III to Henry VIII, was the feature that made Walsingham one of the most important places of pilgrimage at that time.
The book also includes a spiritual reflection by Peter Rollings and a selection of prayers, devotions and hymns.

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In 1061 the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Richeldis de Faverches, the Lady of the Manor of Walsingham Parva (Little Walsingham), a little known village in rural Norfolk, asking her to build and exact replica of the holy house of Nazareth for Mary's praise and honour, and she vowed that all who venerated it would find help.

In this book John Rayne-Davis retells the history of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham from its foundation to the present day, showing that royal patronage by the kings and queens of England, from Henry III to Henry VIII, was the feature that made Walsingham one of the most important places of pilgrimage at that time.

The book also includes a spiritual reflection by Peter Rollings and a selection of prayers, devotions and hymns.

JOHN RAYNE-DAVIS is a retired marketing consultant and the author of a number f books on Catholic history.

PETER ROLLINS is a parish priest in the Diocese of East Anglia

Additional Information
Isbn / Product Code 9780854397969
Dimensions 12.5 x 20 cm
Printed Pages 96
Format Paperback
Year Of Publication 2010
Publisher St Pauls Publishing
Author John Rayne-Davis and Fr Peter Rollings
Product Code 9780854397969
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