Godfrey of Bouillon

Bronze statue of Godfrey of Bouillon in the Hofkirche of Innsbruck. My Great- Grandfather, Knight in the First Crusades

Statue of Godfried de Bouillon, first King of Jerusalem and Belgian crusader, on King's Square (Koningsplein), Brussels #belgium

Statue of Godfried de Bouillon, first King of Jerusalem and Belgian crusader, on King's Square (Koningsplein), Brussels Belgique / Belgium

Staunton Harold by Colin'sPic's, via Flickr.  Staunton Harold Hall is a country house that was originally Jacobean, but the 13th Baron had it enlarged in about 1700.  Sir Robert Shirley built the church in the hall grounds in 1653 in defiance of Oliver Cromwell.

Staunton Harold Hall is a country house that was originally Jacobean, but the Baron had it enlarged in about Sir Robert Shirley built the church in the hall grounds in 1653 in defiance of Oliver Cromwell.

Staunton Harold Hall is a large 18th century country house built by the Earls Ferrers, situated within the Staunton Harold Park in Leicestershire, which includes the 17th century Grade I listed Chapel of the Holy Trinity (Staunton Harold church). The Shirley family had lived in Staunton Harold for many generations. The present hall was originally a Jacobean building built for Robert Shirley, 1st Earl Ferrers as a family seat

Staunton Harold Hall is a large 18th century country house built by the Earls Ferrers, situated within the Staunton Harold Park in Leicestershire, which includes the 17th century Grade I listed Chapel of the Holy Trinity (Staunton Harold church). The Shirley family had lived in Staunton Harold for many generations. The present hall was originally a Jacobean building built for Robert Shirley, 1st Earl Ferrers as a family seat

Staunton Harold: Defying Cromwell with a Church.

Staunton Harold: Defying Cromwell with a Church

In most British churches were being smashed up by Roundheads. But in Leicestershire, one was being built.

Shirley inscription at Staunton Harold.In the yeare 1653 when all thinges sacred were throughout ye nation either demolisht or profaned Sr Robert Shirley Barronet founded this church whose singular praise it is to have done the best thinges in ye worst times and hoped them in the most callamitous.

Shirley inscription at Staunton Harold.In the yeare 1653 when all thinges sacred were throughout ye nation either demolisht or profaned Sr Robert Shirley Barronet founded this church whose singular praise it is to have done the best thinges in ye worst times and hoped them in the most callamitous.

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Staunton Harold estate

Staunton Harold estate

the mummy the will and the crypt - Google Search

the mummy the will and the crypt - Google Search

Gates at Staunton Harold.

Gates at Staunton Harold.

Gates at Staunton Harold.

Gates at Staunton Harold.

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