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Who is the vicar of Sherborne Abbey?

Sherborne Abbey
Clergy
Bishop(s) Karen Gorham
Rector The Revd Martin Lee
Vicar(s) The Revd Jane Craw The Revd Lesley McCreadie The Revd Jono Tregale

Can you get married in Sherborne Abbey?

The Abbey at Sherborne in Dorset is a Grade I listed building, and a magnificent venue for a wedding.

How old is Sherborne Abbey?

Founded by St. Aldhelm in AD 705, Sherborne Abbey evolved from Saxon cathedral to one of England’s most beautiful parish churches. The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin is usually called Sherborne Abbey. It has been a Saxon cathedral (705–1075), a Benedictine abbey (998–1539), and is now a parish church.

Are dogs allowed in Sherborne Abbey?

Dogs (except for guide or assistance dogs) are not permitted inside the Castle, Shop or Tearoom.

Which kings are buried in Sherborne Abbey?

Sherborne was made the Capital of Wessex, one of the seven Saxon kingdoms of England, and King Alfred’s elder brothers King Ethelbert and King Ethelbald are buried in Sherborne Abbey.

Do people live in Sherborne Castle?

Sherborne Castle remains the family home of the Wingfield Digby Family. Sherborne in Dorset has had a castle since the 12th Century.

Where did Walter Raleigh Live?

London
East BudleighKillua Castle
Walter Raleigh/Places lived

Who lived in Sherborne Castle?

Wingfield Digby Family
Sherborne Castle remains the family home of the Wingfield Digby Family. Sherborne in Dorset has had a castle since the 12th Century. Roger Bishop of Salisbury built a castle to the east of the Town to administer the western part of his large diocese.

Did Queen Elizabeth love Walter Raleigh?

Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the most famous explorers of Elizabeth I’s reign. His courage and good looks made him a favourite of the Queen’s, and she rewarded him handsomely. Raleigh was also a scholar and a poet, but he is usually remembered for introducing the essential potato, and the addictive tobacco.

Who is the director of Music at Sherborne Abbey?

The Director of Music, Jamie Henderson, may be contacted on [email protected] Lunchtime organ recitals have been on hold throughout Coronavirus but will be restarting, after the arrival of our new Team Rector, in September. The magnificent organ in The Abbey is by Gray & Davison.

Is there a Church of England in Sherborne?

Sherborne Abbey, otherwise the Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, is a Church of England church in Sherborne in the English county of Dorset. It has been a Saxon cathedral (705–1075), a Benedictine abbey church (998–1539), and since 1539, a parish church .

Who was the Bishop of Sherborne in 1075?

In 1075 the bishopric of Sherborne was transferred to Old Sarum, so Sherborne remained an abbey church but was no longer a cathedral. The bishop (in Old Sarum) remained the nominal head of the abbey until 1122, when Roger de Caen, Bishop of Salisbury, made the abbey independent.

Who is the new rector of Sherborne Abbey?

New Team Rector The Bishop of Sherborne and the Team Patronage Board, after a long and careful process of discernment, are pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Martin Lee as the new Team Rector of Sherborne.