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Abbott’s grave discovered The full uninterrupted grave of a Cistercian abbot has been discovered by archaeologists at the ruins of Furness Abbey, one of Britain’s most influential medieval monasteries. The skeleton was found by Oxford Archaeology North who were carrying out excavations during emergency repairs at the Cumbrian site. The rare find could date as far back as [...]

Medieval abbot and insignia found at Furness Abbey

The 12th century Furness Abbey in south Cumbria has been in ruins since 1537 when it was disestablished, looted and destroyed by Henry VIII. Large cracks began appearing in the walls of the presbytery in the early 20th century, and English Heritage is currently funding an extensive project of exploration and restoration with the ultimate [...]

Medieval abbot's grave discovered at Furness Abbey

The full uninterrupted grave of a Cistercian abbot has been discovered by archaeologists at the ruins of Furness Abbey, one of Britain's most influential medieval monasteries. The skeleton was found by Oxford Archaeology North who were carrying out excavations during emergency repairs at the Cumbrian site. Show More Summary

Furness Abbey: abbot, crozier, and ring

From my roving reporter, Woodwose:  Furness Abbey grave yields treasures of a prosperous medieval abbot Unexpected medieval treasures have been discovered in a grave at one of the UK’s most beautiful abbeys along with the bones of the abbot they belonged to – probably a well-fed, little exercised man in his 40s who suffered from [...]

"Downton Abbey" Recap (2.03) – Sense and Sensuality

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : After Elton

Previously on Downton Abbey, the Dowager Countess continued to be correct about everything, from her choice of tea time furs to her assessment of every county shenanigan; Cousin Isobel came down with a dreaded case of Insufferability;...Show More Summary

Fug or Fab: Abbey Clancy

Okay, so I don’t know if any of you watched the kinda terrible Camelot series that was on STARZ last year — Jamie Campbell Bower flopped around wearing fur vests with his mouth open the whole time, while Joseph Fiennes chewed MAJOR scenery and Eva Green was in an entirely different (better, and also MUCH Read More...

A First Look at the Upstairs Downstairs Remake

The BBC have released the details of the upcoming Upstairs Downstairs remake to begin airing this December. With the recent success of Downton Abbey – this is sure to be a hit. The wreath above the mantelpiece is furred with dust. The chandelier is festooned with cobwebs. Then a key turns in the lock – [...]

In future, we'll be nude: Abbey Lee in i-D

Posted in Fashion » Fashion Blog » Fashion Pictures » Fashion Picture If i-D Magazine's vision of the future comes to fruition, we'll be strolling about baring all, full-frontal, bar for perhaps a cupless bra, fur coat, or artfully applied bit of bodypaint. Show More Summary

Sheikha Mozah Walks On Ice

3 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

The first lady of Qatar showed off some fierce shoes while touring London's Westminister Abbey on Thursday. Sheikha Mozah donned a pair of Chanel Fantasy Fur Boots with icicle heels. Very appropriate considering winter is upon us. U like??? [Image via Getty Images.]

Abbey Lee cosy in Chanel

Posted in Fashion » Fashion Blog » Fashion Pictures » Fashion Picture Not everyone could put on Chanel's monster fur chubby and manage to avoid looking like a yeti. Why am I not surprised that Abbey Lee Kershaw pulls off Chanel's faux...Show More Summary

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