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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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A group left All Saints' Church on a pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, led by Fr David Burrows.
GO for a walk in the grounds of Walsingham Abbey, in Little Walsingham, Norfolk, and enjoy one of the country's most dazzling display of snowdrops.
The 50 passengers were on their way to visit the Roman Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham, Norfolk, when the accident happened at around 12.
Last night Dr Williams, who returned to Wales yesterday after a week's retreat at the holy shrine in Walsingham, Norfolk, said: ``When I was approached by the Gorsedd and invited to receive the honour of being admitted to the Gorsedd, I was delighted to accept.
As he led a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady in Walsingham, Norfolk, last weekend he still had time to think of grandma Viv Griffiths, who had to cancel the trip at the last minute.