Robert Peel
Oxford: “Illustrated With 100 Illustrations In Colour”

Oxford: “Illustrated With 100 Illustrations In Colour”

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Genres: Art Books, Non-Fiction

AT the east end of the choir aisle of the Cathedral there is a portion of the wall which is possibly the oldest piece of masonry in Oxford, for it is thought to be a part of the original Church of St. Frideswyde, on whose site the Cathedral Church of Christ (to give its full title) now stands. Even so it is not possible to speak with historical certainty of the saint or of the date of her Church, which was built for her by her father, so the legend says, when she took the veil; though the year 740 may be provisionally accepted as the last year of her life.

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