Monday, 5 September 2016

800 Years Since Coronation Of King Henry III At Gloucester Cathedral In 1216.



The Royal Arms of England
(1198 - 1340).
Date: 20 July 2010.
Source: Own work.
Author: Sodacan.
(Wikimedia Commons)


King Henry III.
Illustration: MEDIEVAL-CASTLE.COM


The following Text is from GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL

Saturday 10 September.

Royal Parade and re-enactment of The Coronation of King Henry III with Mediaeval Market and Festival Events.

Join us for an exciting celebration to commemorate 800 years since The Coronation of Henry III at Gloucester Cathedral. Follow the young Prince and members of the nobility through the City streets to the Cathedral, where the moment of Coronation and Enthronement will be re-enacted in a full ceremony in the Nave of Gloucester Cathedral.

12.30 p.m.   Start of The Parade from Blackfriars, Gloucester.

1.15 p.m.     Coronation and Enthronement Ceremony, led by Bishop Rachel Treweek.

1.45 p.m.     Planting of a Yew Tree in The Cathedral Grounds as part of a national initiative to celebrate the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta.

2.00 p.m.      Mediaeval-themed entertainment on The Green and family Craft Activities inside The Cathedral. Browse a Mediaeval Market in The Cloisters, marvel at displays of Stone Masonry in The Garth, and soak up the atmosphere with a Jousting display.



Illustration: GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL


Henry III Lecture Series at Gloucester Cathedral.

An interesting and rewarding series of Lectures exploring King Henry III and his Coronation.

A display of items from The Cathedral Library and Archive will be set out on both evenings.

Tuesday 20 September.

6.30 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
"William Marshal: King Henry III’s servant and saviour ?". By Dr Tom Asbridge.

8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.
"Gloucester 1216: How the Italians Rescued Magna Carta". By Professor Nick Vincent.




Thursday 22 September.

6.30 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
"Magna Carta 1216: Its Political and Social context". By Professor David Carpenter.

8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.
"A loving husband, father and brother: King Henry III and his women".
By Professor Louise Wilkinson.

Tickets £7 per Lecture. £12 per Evening. Or £20 for all four Lectures. Available from 0845 652 1823, Cathedral Gift Shop, or www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk

(**Tickets £6 and £10 for Friends of Gloucester Cathedral and Civic Trust Members at The Cathedral Gift Shop or by telephone. This discount cannot be obtained Online).



Gloucester Cathedral
(Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and The Holy and Indivisible Trinity),
Gloucester, England. Foundation work began on the Church in 1089.
Date: 4 June 2011.
Source: Own work.
Author: Saffron Blaze.
Attribution: Saffron Blaze, via http://www.mackenzie.co
(Wikimedia Commons)



The High Altar and Stained-Glass Windows of Gloucester Cathedral,
Gloucestershire, England.
Photo: 9 July 2014.
Source: Own work.
Author: Diliff.
Attribution: "Photo by DAVID ILIFF.
License: CC-BY-SA 3.0"
(Wikimedia Commons)



The Cloisters,
Gloucester Cathedral,
Gloucestershire, England.
Photo: 9 July 2014.
Source: Own work.
Author: Diliff.
Attribution: "Photo by DAVID ILIFF.
License: CC-BY-SA 3.0"
(Wikimedia Commons)

2 comments:

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    1. Indeed, John: "The Cloisters !!!"

      Readers may wish to see the superb drawing that John Simlett has previously effected, of "The Cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral", at https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/GatepostPictures/sold

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