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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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09am on Sunday, October 15, police were called following the discovery of a body near Walsingham Drive, Runcorn.
They will be joined by 12 members of the Walsingham Support team, who organised the Forge Ahead Cycling Scheme fundraising event, with an aim of raising PS11,000 to buy the bicycles.
Founded in 1986, Walsingham supports over 420 people with disabilities in more than 180 locations around the UK, and has provided support services in Middlesbrough since 1992.
In a longer sequence on the murder of Sir Robert Goushill on the sidelines of the Battle of Shrewsbury, Walsingham uses the opportunity to develop emotive imagery: in a quiet space away from the main scene of battle, Goushills last moments focus on a range of sounds; the plunging knife entering his body, his struggles to draw breath, and his palpitating heart, which when silent, alert the murderer to a successful kill.
But first he owed a duty of gratitude and loyalty to Walsingham, and he had not forgotten Kit and the strange magical play.
When Father Kevin O'Brien went on a trip to Walsingham, Norfolk, in May last year, Done broke in and caused pounds 650 of damage to a set of internal patio doors.
STEPHANIE MURRAY The Queen's Agent: Francis Walsingham At The Court Of Elizabeth I by John Cooper is published in hardback by Faber and Faber, pounds 20.
Walsingham, the popular English pilgrimage site of the Virgin Mary, is the subject of this in-depth study into its history, meaning, and use over the centuries.
Yet that is exactly what Elizabeth and Sir Francis Walsingham - Elizabeth's spy-master general - elected to do.
WILL Swyfte is the most heroic agent in the employ of Sir Francis Walsingham, the spymaster of Queen Elizabeth.
The Duke went to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, where the Virgin Mary is held to have appeared to an 11th Century Saxon woman.
Stenoma catenifer Walsingham (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) is native to neotropical areas and is an important pest of avocados Persea americana Miller (Lauraceae) in Mexico, and Central and South America (Wysoki et al.