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A History of Ely Cathedral (Ecclesiastical History/Religion)

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Christian institutions & organizations,
  • History of religion,
  • Local history,
  • Medieval art,
  • Religious buildings,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Ely (England),
  • Christianity - Anglicanism,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Architecture,
  • Cambridgeshire,
  • Ely Cathedral,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Christianity - Anglican,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion / History,
  • History - General,
  • Church history,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Meadows (Editor), Nigel Ramsay (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8277765M
    ISBN 100851159451
    ISBN 109780851159454

      Most of what is known of the early history of Ely is derived from the “Ecclesiastical History of the English People” by the Venerable Bede and from the “Liber Eliensis”, an anonymous chronicle written in Ely in the 12th C. Between these two books, we know the history of the Abbey and the Cathedral from until the midth C. On The Architectural History Of Ely Cathedral TEXT #1: Introduction On The Architectural History Of Ely Cathedral By Irving Wallace - ## eBook On The Architectural History Of Ely Cathedral ##, built on an island that was once part of the cambridgeshire fens in england ely cathedral has a rich history.

    They include notebooks and commonplace books of bishops and priests, antiquarian notes on Ely and elsewhere, working papers for F. R. Chapman's edition of the sacrist's rolls, correspondence of James Bentham, and plans and sketches by D. J. Stewart, for his Architectural history of Ely (), and papers of the Cathedral surveyor S. Inskip Ladds. The Ely family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Ely families were found in the USA in In there were Ely families living in New York. This was about 21% of all the recorded Ely's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ely .

    The present book is the first substantial history of the cathedral to be written since then, and covers the Church of Ely through each of its transformations - as early Saxon monastic settlement, as abbey, as cathedral priory (), and finally, after the Reformation, as cathedral 5/5(2). Ely was not only an important cathedral-monastery but also a place for pilgrimages to the shrine of St. Etheldreda, the foundress of the monastery and its first abbess. Bede (died ) in his History of the English Church and People described Ely as being in the province of the East Angles, and as resembling an island surrounded by water and.


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Work on the present Cathedral began in the 11th century under the leadership of Abbot Simeon, and the monastic church became a cathedral in with the Diocese of Ely being carved out of the Diocese of Lincoln. The monastery at Ely was dissolved by Henry VIII in Ely is ideally situated: Cambridge is a 20 minute drive, Newmarket 15 minutes, and the Norfolk Heritage coast is only an hour away by car.

Places to Visit: Ely Museum, The Old Gaol, Market Street, Ely. Ely Museum tells the fascinating history of the Isle of Ely and the cathedral city at its heart. Nine galleries tell the story from the Ice Age. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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[With illustrations.] David James STEWART Full view - On the Architectural History of Ely Cathedral. Book title: A History of Ely Cathedral Author: Peter Meadows and Nigel Ramsay (editors) Publisher: The Boydell Press Church Times Bookshop £ ALL OUR cathedrals are astound-ing, but Ely is particularly so, and not just architecturally.

Few others project quite such a dramatic sense of the Church as the conqueror of the world. HISTORY & HERITAGE ELY CATHEDRAL IS NOT A MUSEUM BUT A LIVING COMMUNITY In fact the Cathedral came first.

When it was built Ely was only a small settlement, the town grew up around the Cathedral. The Benedictine monks only concern was to glorify God, and nothing less than a building on a majestic scale would do.

The present book is the first substantial history of the cathedral to be written since then, and covers the Church of Ely through each of its transformations - as early Saxon monastic settlement, as abbey, as cathedral priory (), and finally, after the Reformation, as cathedral.

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In the Spring, just before lockdown, we were due to host an exhibition 'Bert, His Dog, Our God' - a series of thought provoking paintings by artist Gary Bunt which featured a man (Bert) and his dog (the commentator) telling the story of the life of Christ - from The Nativity to The Ascension.

Ely Cathedral's history began in Cambridgeshire city of England in AD. as a monastery. It became a cathedral in the 12th century. Its full name is ‘The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely'. The monastery was founded by Saint Etheldreda, and when she died there was a shrine built in her honor.

In the 9th century it was destroyed by Danish invasions. The city of Ely may be small in comparison to other cities but its Cathedral is a magnificent structure with a history dating back over years. Despite its remoteness, Ely has an association with well known Kings & Saints who have shaped our history: King Canute, William the Conqueror, Hereward the Wake, Henry III, Edward III, Queen.

Ely abbey / Simon Keynes --Ely priory, community and town / Dorothy Owen --Benedictine observance at Ely: the intellectual, liturgical and spiritual evidence considered / Joan Greatrex --The architecture and sculpture of Ely Cathedral in the Norman period / Eric Fernie --The Gothic cathedral: new building in a historic.

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to the yearVolume 1 The History and Antiquities of the Conventual & Cathedral Church of Ely: From the Foundation of the Monastery, A.D.to the YearJames Bentham: Editor: James Bentham: Edition: 2: Publisher.

The present book is the first substantial history of the cathedral to be written since then, and covers the Church of Ely through each of its transformations - as early Saxon monastic settlement, as abbey, as cathedral priory (), and finally, after the Reformation, as cathedral governed by dean and chapter ().Reviews: 2.

First published in in self-cover format, this remarkable booklet about Ely Cathedral has now been reprinted with a glossy cover and with the text brought up to date.

It is a popular page large-format paperback clearly explaining the history of Ely Cathedral in distinctive text and coloured line-drawings.

The present book is the first substantial history of the cathedral to be written since then, and covers the Church of Ely through each of its transformations - as early Saxon monastic settlement, as abbey, as cathedral priory (), and finally, after the Reformation, as cathedral governed by dean and chapter ().5/5(2).

The story of Ely Cathedral dates back to the 7th century, when St. Etheldreda established a monastery on the site. It flourished for years until it was destroyed by the Danes. British History Online (Ely Cathedral) Last edited on 12 Novemberat Content is available under CC BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat (UTC). Text is available under the Creative. On the Architectural History of Ely Cathedral [David James Stewart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

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A History of Ely Cathedral (Ecclesiastical History/Religion) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. A History of Ely Cathedral (Ecclesiastical History/Religion) Author.

Meadows, Peter & Ramsay, Nigel. Publisher. Boydell Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. Publication of Bentham's "History and Antiquities of Ely Cathedral" The upper parts of the Tower repaired.

The Nave, Octagon, Lantern, and Transepts coloured, and the Stalls painted. This was done at considerable expense, and deemed at the time a great improvement.

A new Organ put in the old case. Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel was one of the most splendid artistic and architectural achievements of medieval England. The Catholic chapel’s lavishly painted sculpture and stained glass, devoted to the Virgin Mary, moved pilgrims to a religious frenzy.