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"Eleanor Cross" Top 5 Page for this destination Lincoln Off The Beaten Path Tip by iwys

Lincoln Off The Beaten Path: 24 reviews and 32 photos


After Queen Eleanor of Castile died of fever, just outside Lincoln, in 1290, her husband, King Edward I ordered the erection of stone crosses wherever her coffin rested on its journey to London. The one in Lincoln Castle is the first, but the most famous is the replica in Charing Cross.

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  • Updated Apr 30, 2006
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