As today is the anniversary of the destruction of the Shrine of Our Lady of Caversham, near Reading, on 14th September 1538, I thought I'd do a Claire Chats on religious shrines and their destruction in the 1530s.
Sources and Further Reading
- Doomed Shrines: The Last Tudor Pilgrims, the article by Amy Licence that I mention in the video.
- Poem of the week: A Lament for Our Lady's Shrine at Walsingham
- Henry VIII's Proclamation, 1538: The Unsainting of Thomas Becket
- The Church of Our Lady and St Anne - with the Shrine of Our Lady of Caversham