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Castles & Cathedrals of Medieval England Bigelow Faculty Grant Summer 2008
Day 1 The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world Windsor Castle
Founded by William the Conqueror, Windsor Castle has been home to British royalty for over 900 years and is one of the greatest surviving medieval castles.
Day 2 Salisbury Cathedral
Day 3 The Early Music Shop Salts Mill, Saltaire
The largest source of historical instruments worldwide Lutes, Psaltery Harps, & Tabors
The Jorvik Viking Center From 1976 to 1981 excavations in Coppergate uncovered Jorvik, the 9th century Viking settlement that preceded York.
Day 4 Warwick Castle
.....was first fortified in Saxon times, but the first real castle was constructed in 1068 soon after the Norman Conquest.
Day 5 Lincoln Cathedral was built on the orders of William the Conqueror in 1072
The Palace of the Medieval Bishops of Lincoln was one of the most impressive buildings of the Middle Ages.
The bishops were great princes of the Church and the palace reflected their power and influence.
The York Waits performing at The Third International Festival of Town Pipers in Lincoln(3 shawms and 1 sackbut)
Lincoln’s copy of the Magna Carta is on display at the castle where public executions used to draw crowds up to 20,000 people.
Canterbury Cathedral Day 6 & 7
After the martyrdom of Archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170, the cathedral became the center of one of the most important medieval pilgrimages in Europe, immortalized by Geoffrey Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales
Greyfrair’s MonasteryThe first Franciscan monastery in England, founded in 1267
Day 8 Dover Castle“One of the most famous fortresses in north-west Europe”