SK9771 : Tomb of Bishop Grosseteste

taken 11 years ago, near to Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Tomb of  Bishop Grosseteste
Tomb of Bishop Grosseteste
Robert Grosseteste was the ninth Bishop of Lincoln from 1235 to 1253 and arguably the most famous, a scholar, theologian, reformer and vigorous administrator of his diocese. He was born c1175 to a peasant family in Staffordshire and rose to one of the highest offices in the land before his death in office in 1253. His tomb with recent memorial slab lies in the southern lesser transept of St. Mary's cathedral.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2007
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Tombs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 978 718 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.0649N 0:32.1545W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 978 717
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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