'The Principal Idols of the Saxons, worship'd in Britain', late 16th-early 17th century? Creator
'The Principal Idols of the Saxons, worship'd in Britain', late 16th-early 17th century? Depiction of 'Saxon' deities or Germanic gods which gave their names to the days of the week. 1: Sunday ('The Idoll of the Sun'); 2: Monday ('The Idoll of the Moone'); 3: Tuesday ('The Idoll of Tuysco' or 'Tuisco'); 4: Wednesday ('The Idoll Woden'); 5: Thursday ('The Idoll Thor'); 6: Friday ('The Idoll Friga'); 7: Saturday ('The Idol Seater' or 'Saturnus').
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Sunday morning service in the Church of St Peter ad Vincula, London, c1903 (1903). Artist: Unknown
Sunday morning service in the Church of St Peter ad Vincula, London, c1903 (1903). The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula situated in the inner ward of the Tower of London dates from 1520. The chapel is the burial place of Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard, Lady Jane Grey, Thomas Cromwell, Thomas More and John Fisher. From Living London, Vol. III, by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1903]
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'Mr Gladstone reading the lessons in Hawarden Church', late 19th century.Artist: Sydney Prior Hall
'Mr Gladstone reading the lessons in Hawarden Church', late 19th century. William Ewart Gladstone MP (1809-1898), British Liberal Prime Minister, was born in Liverpool and educated at Oxford from where in 1832 he embarked on his political career. He became Prime Minister in 1868, and then a further two times in 1880 and 1886. Whilst in power Gladstone brought in major reforms to Ireland and established a system of national education in England. He lived in Hawarden Castle in north Wales, the home of his wife's family. Here he reads the lesson in the local church, St Deiniol's.
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