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  WINCHESTER (VA.) - LoveToKnow Article on WINCHESTER (VA.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Winchester seems to have reached its zenith of prosperity at the beginning of the i2th century; the first check was given during the civil wars of Stephen's reign, when the city was burned.
Winchester is served by the southern division of the Boston and Maine railway, and is connected with Boston, Arlington, Medford, Stoneham and Woburn by electric lines.
Winchester is served by the Baltimore and Ohio and the Cumberland Valley railways.
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 Bishop of Winchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The diocese of Winchester is one of the oldest and most important in England.
The Bishops of Winchester had their London residence at Winchester Palace in Southwark, London.
Saint Swithun was bishop during the 9th century.
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 Winchester College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Winchester College is a public school in the city of Winchester in Hampshire, in the south of England.
Winchester has existed for over six hundred years and claims to have the longest unbroken history of any school in England.
Winchester College was founded in 1382 by William of Wykeham, the Bishop of Winchester and High Chancellor of England, who had previously founded New College, Oxford.
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 Winchester travel and accommodation guide
Winchester Cathedral - the pride of Winchester; the longest Gothic cathedral in England.
Wolvesey Castle - the medieval palace of the Bishop's of Winchester.
Winchester's greatest bishop was William of Wykeham, founder of Winchester College and New College, Oxford.
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 Corvus '99 - Winchester
Winchester College was founded by Bishop William of Wykeham in 1382 for 70 poor scholars.
The Bishop of Winchester lives in Wolvesey Palace, built at the time of Wren, beside the ruins of medieval Wolvesey Castle, which when built, was the largest domestic building in England.
It was fortified by Bishop Henry of Blois during the battles between Stephen and Matilda which destroyed most of the city in 1141.
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 Red Door VR Ltd. presents VR Winchester - Tour the historic Hampshire Town of Winchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Winchester is a city in southern England, and the administrative capital of the county of Hampshire, with a population of around 35,200.
Winchester was formerly the capital of England, during the 10th and early 11th centuries.
The city of Winchester is twinned with Laon in France and the Winchester district is twinned with Gießen in Germany.
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 Winchester Cathedral - Interior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The subsequent burial at Winchester of this unpopular king, was felt by some to be the cause of the collapse of the tower in 1107.
The bishops were rich men, whose diocese extended to the south of London, where they had a palace, and licensed entertainments that were banned in the city to the north of the river Thames.
William of Wykeham (1324-1404) was born near Fareham, appointed surveyor of royal castles by Edward III, became Bishop of Winchester in 1367, was Chancellor of England between 1367-71 and 1389-91.
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 SWITHUN - LoveToKnow Article on SWITHUN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
862), bishop of Winchester and patron saint of Winchester Cathedral from the 10th to the 16th century.
More than a hundred years later, when Dunstan and Ethelwold of Winchester were inaugurating their church reform, St Swithun was adopted as patron of the restored church at Winchester, formerly dedicated to St Peter and St Paul.
The same chronicler uses a remarkable phrase in recording the bishops prayer that his burial might be ubi et pedibus praetereuntium et stillicidiis cx alto rorantibus esset obnoxius.
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 Stephen GARDINER (Bishop of Winchester)
In 1535 he and other bishops were called upon to vindicate the King new title of Supreme Head of the Church of England.
It was the duty of Wallop, also a member of Henry's privy chamber, to acquaint Winchester with recent events in the kingdom and to instruct him concerning matters of protocol that were relevant to his mission.
Neither is there any doubt that he sat in judgment on Bishop Hooper, and on several other preachers whom he condemned, not exactly to the flames, but to be degraded from the priesthood.
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 AllRefer.com - Winchester, town, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Winchester was called Caer Gwent by the Britons, Venta Belgarum by the Romans, and Wintanceastre by the Saxons.
Winchester has long held a position of ecclesiastical influence, reflected in its magnificent cathedral; the Norman structure, which replaced a Saxon church, was consecrated in 1093.
Winchester College, a famed English public school, was founded (1382; opened 1394) by William of Wykeham, bishop of Winchester, and is still partly housed in 14th-century buildings.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: William of Wayneflete
Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England, b.
Three years later he was appointed master at Winchester School, and in 1438 Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester, presented him to the mastership of St. Mary Magdalene's hospital near that city, a preferment which doubled his income.
Nicholas V confirmed the appointment, and the new bishop was consecrate on 13 July, 1447, in Eton College chapel, and enthroned six months later in Winchester cathedral in presence of the king.
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 The Official Winchester Cathedral Website
Winchester Cathedral is famous for its chantry chapels, where daily masses were said for the bishops buried within them.
The Bishop's 'cadaver' effigy facing the south aisle reminds the passer-by of the transient nature of life.
Stephen Gardiner (1531-55) was the last important Roman Catholic bishop of Winchester, during the reign of Mary Tudor (Queen Mary I).
www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk /history   (650 words)

 Henry of Blois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry of Blois (1111-1171) was bishop of Winchester from 1129 to his death.
Henry was son of Stephen, Count of Blois, by Adela of Normandy daughter of William the Conqueror, and therefore brother of King Stephen.
In 1129 he was given the bishopric of Winchester and allowed to hold his abbey in conjunction with it but this was no more than a blow on Henry’s ambitions to become Archbishop of Canterbury.
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 Farnham Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Episcopal Palace of the Bishop of Winchester is erected within the precincts of the fortress, and includes some portions of the original castle, as, for instance, the servants' hall already mentioned.
A castle, as a residence for the bishops, was built by Henry de Bois, Bishop of Winchester and brother to King Stephen, at the time when that monarch had given permission to all his partisans "to build castles."
For more than ten centuries Farnham has now been the Surrey Palace of the Bishops of Winchester, and at Loseley there is a document preserved by which we learn that in Elizabeth's reign the lawyers of the Temple drank their wine or ale out of green pots manufactured from the clay in Farnham Park.
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 Hampshire Papers no.5 from Hampshire Record Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Henry of Blois, Bishop of Winchester: A patron of the Twelfth-Century Renaissance
Bishop, politician, and patron of art and architecture, Henry of Blois was a leading figure in mid-twelfth century England.
Created abbot of Glastonbury in 1126 and bishop of Winchester in 1129, both of which appointments he held until his death in 1171, he was a leading churchman of his day.
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 Articles - Winchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
William of Wykeham (1320-1404) played an important role in the history of the town; as Bishop of Winchester he was responsible for much of the current structure of the cathedral and also founded Winchester College.
Swithun was Bishop of Winchester in the mid ninth century.
Winchester is also famous for the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, one of the oldest acute hospitals in the area.
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 The Bishop of Winchester
The Right Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt is the 96th Bishop of Winchester, to which see he was translated in 1995, following 8½ years as Area Bishop for mid and north Staffordshire in the Diocese of Lichfield.
As Bishop of Winchester he is a member of the House of Lords and Prelate of the Order of the Garter.
On the strength of the extensive Partner relationships of the Diocese of Winchester with Anglican Dioceses in Burundi, the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, Bishop Michael is an active member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Great Lakes Region and Genocide Prevention.
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 Stigand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1043 he was consecrated bishop of Elmham and in 1047 was translated to Winchester; he supported Earl Godwin of Wessex in his quarrel with Edward the Confessor, and in 1052 arranged the peace between the earl and the king.
In this year the archbishop of Canterbury, Robert of Jumieges, having been outlawed and driven from England, Stigand was appointed to the archbishopric; but, regarding Robert as the rightful archbishop, Pope Leo IX and his two successors refused to recognize him.
In 1070 he was deposed by the papal legates and was imprisoned at Winchester, where he died, probably on February 22 1072.
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 Europe's 13th-Century Progress by Sanderson Beck
Norwich bishop John de Gray was justiciar of Ireland from 1208 to 1213, and John invaded with William Marshal in 1210 to punish de Lacy.
The hierarchy of bishops was set with Rome pre-eminent, and the first papal tithes were imposed on the clergy, which also had to consult the Pope before paying taxes to civil authorities.
Bishop Peter des Roches entertained King Henry and the justiciar on Christmas in 1231 at Winchester and began to challenge the growing power of Justiciar Hubert de Burgh.
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 Wolvesey, The Old Bishop's Palace, Winchester, Hampshire, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Wolvesey; the old Bishop's Palace right in the middle of Winchester, Farnham Castle Keep and Bishop's Waltham Palace were also residences of the Bishops of Winchester and also acted as administrative centres.
The five residences of the Bishops of Winchester are all within easy reach of each other.
This legacy of the Winchester Bishops makes a fascinating tour and will give you an excellent impression of the power of the church in the middle ages.
www.hants.gov.uk /discover/places/wolvesey.html   (229 words)

 Exciting Holiness: 25 September
After ordination, he held several posts before accepting appointment as bishop, first of Chichester, then of Ely and finally of Winchester in 1619.
Andrewes was present at the Hampton Court Conference in 1604, which furthered the reform of the Church of England, and he was also a translator of much of the Old Testament of what is known as the 'Authorised Version' of the Bible.
He died on this day in the year 1626 and his remains lie in a church which was then in his diocese of Winchester but now is the cathedral for the diocese of Southwark.
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The bishop told him he was sorry to see him a prisoner, as he had heard that he was a man greatly esteemed in the country where he lived.
Two months later, Woodman was again brought before the bishop of Winchester, in St. Savior's church, Southwark, in the presence of the archdeacon of Canterbury, Dr. Langdall, and several other dignitaries.
As the bishop of Chichester was not yet consecrated, he would not undertake judicially to examine Woodman, and therefore submitted his answers to the bishop of Winchester, who, after many other questions and arguments, failed to induce the prisoner to recant.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines - Winchester Cathedral
Winchester is the longest cathedral in Europe with a length of 556 feet.
Olaf was given instruction from the Bishop of Winchester.
Work began on converting the Norman front and nave of Winchester Cathedral to the Perpendicular style by the Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham.
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On his deathbed Swithin begged that he should be buried outside the north wall of his cathedral where passers-by should pass over his grave and raindrops from the eaves drop upon it.
The shrine was destroyed and the relics scattered in 1538.
From the first translation of his relics in 984 till the destruction of the shrine St. Swithin was the patron of Winchester Cathedral.
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BISHOP OF WINCHESTER He was a king bless'd of the King of kings.
BISHOP OF WINCHESTER Nay, stand thou back, I will not budge a foot: This be Damascus, be thou cursed Cain, To slay thy brother Abel, if thou wilt.
BISHOP OF WINCHESTER Here's Gloucester, a foe to citizens, One that still motions war and never peace, O'ercharging your free purses with large fines, That seeks to overthrow religion, Because he is protector of the realm, And would have armour here out of the Tower, To crown himself king and suppress the prince.
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 Old Hampshire Gazetteer, Hospital of St Cross, Winchester
Near the S end of the city is the hospital of St. Cross, founded by a bishop this see, for a master, nine poor brethren, and four out-pensioners.
And near it [Winchester College] is a very fair Hospital, containing two square Buildings, called St. Crosses, founded by Henry de Blois, Brother to K. Stephen, and in his Time Bishop here; and farther endowed by Henry de Beaufort, Cardinal, for the Relief of thirteen Brothers, and all poor Travellers, daily, for ever...
Near unto Winchester is St. Crosses Hospital, pleasantly seated on a fine River, and endowed with liberal maintenance for the relief of twelve poor men, called Brothers, having a Master, Steward, and Sub-officers; and here, according to the institution of the House, bread and drink is given to all Travellers that will require the same.
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 Children's Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Swithun was born at the end of the eighth century or beginning of the ninth, in Wessex, and studied grammar, philosophy and the Holy Scriptures at the Old Monastery in Winchester.
When he became bishop the first thing he did was to set out to see his diocese.
When she complained, he told her that she should watch out because they were very busy building a bridge and the bishop was watching them.
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 Rea Genealogy - pafg68 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Henry de Beaufort, Bishop of Lincoln, Bishop of Winchester, Cardinal of St. Eusebius [Parents] was born about 1375.
Henry de Beaufort, Bishop of Lincoln, Bishop of Winchester, Cardinal of St. Eusebius married Alice FitzAlan, Lady, of Arundel.
She married Henry de Beaufort, Bishop of Lincoln, Bishop of Winchester, Cardinal of St. Eusebius.
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 John ALCOCK (Bishop of Winchester and Ely)
He was consecrated Bishop of Rochester in 1472 and was successively translated to the sees of Worcester (1476) and Ely (1486).
During the latter’s usurpation of power, as Richard III, Alcock’s career fell under a cloud, but at the accession of Henry VII, in 1485, he returned to royal favour and was appointed the Controller of the Royal Works and Buildings and a Commissioner of the Royal Mines.
In 1486, he was again appointed Lord Chancellor, and was consecrated Bishop of Ely.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/JohnAlcock.htm   (391 words)

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