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.

Walsingham

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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

Walsingham

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a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
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The cottage, owned by a Leicestershire couple, is a recently-completed barn conversion in a courtyard development adjoining open countryside in the hamlet of Great Walsingham, (about 2 hours drive from Coventry).