Walsingham(redirected from Great Walsingham)
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Walsingham,town (1991 pop. 18,050), Norfolk, E central England. It is the site of Walsingham Abbey, one of the renowned shrines of medieval England.
Sir Francis. ?1530--90, English statesman. As secretary of state (1573--90) to Elizabeth I he developed a system of domestic and foreign espionage and uncovered several plots against the Queen
a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham