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almonry

A building or part thereof where alms are distributed.
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HISTORIC: The Yeoman of the Guard will form part of the Royal Almonry Procession; SPLENDID SETTING: A member of Liverpool Cathedral staff at rehearsals for the Maundy Service; GRANS STAND VIEW:A group of elderly ladies meet the Queen during her Silver Jubilee visit to Liverpool in 1977; WE ARE AMUSED: The Queen with Dean Derrick Walters during her visit to the Cathedral in 1991; HAT'SAMAZING: King George V,centre,and Queen Mary at the consecration ceremony on July 19,1924
After Henry VIII closed the Abbey, the last Abbot, Philip Ballard, lived at the Almonry.
factfile| The Almonry Heritage Centre, A4184, Abbey Gate, Evesham, Worcs WR11 4BG.
In the sole surviving building from the wreck of Evesham Abbey the Almonry preserves the town's history in a tangled web of rooms and objects.
Next comes the choir procession,followed by the College of Canons with the Assistant Bishops of Liverpool and the Bishop of Warrington,and the Royal Almonry Procession.
By various hands the Evesham Bible was preserved and passed down, and eventually found its way into the Almonry Museum in the town, where it still lies, open at the page of John Alcester's poignant reminiscence.
The Almonry is a wonderful museum, full of the oddities of 500 years.
Here is the stone, black and white, Almonry where alms were distributed.
The village is listed in the Domesday survey of 1086 but before the Normans left their mark this was territory of Offa (the king of Marcia) who gifted the village to the Priory of Worcester in AD 786From the Almonry in Evesham (where alms were handed to the poor) walk along Boat Lane to the Ferry (which I was assured had started to operate again after its winter holiday.
The Brine Baths of Droitwich and the Almonry Museum in Evesham are still functioning.