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Worcester Off The Beaten Path: 17 reviews and 25 photos

  Crusader knight
by leics

In the North aisle of Worcester Cathedral lie three very early (1240) unidentified tombs; two men and a woman. Beautiful in themselves, and lying beneath some superb 13th century carvings, the knight is particularly interesting. His crossed legs are a sign that he was a Crusader; he fought in battles in the Middle East.

How strange, and terrifying, the eastern world must have seemed to an English Medieval knight.

othercontact: Worcester Cathedral
Website: http://www.cofe-worcester.org.uk

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  • Updated Jun 1, 2006
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