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Anglo-Saxon stained glass

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Anglo-Saxon stained glass

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From Wearmouth-Jarrow

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© The World According to Bede


Carved stone frieze

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A section of carved stone frieze from St Paul's monastery; AD 700s.

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© Wearmouth-Jarrow Partnership


Original window openings

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The outside of the chancel building of St Paul’s church showing three original window openings.

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© The World According to Bede


Map of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms

Source: humanitiesweb.org

Visit the site http://www.humanitiesweb.org/spa/gpi/ID/199

Medieval stained glass

Source: cvma.ac.uk

Searchable illustrated catalogue of medieval stained glass in Britain.

Visit the site http://www.cvma.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp

Medieval stained glass

Source: bbc.co.uk

From Coventry Cathedral with a selection of pictures.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-15694422

Panoramic view of the interior of Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral

Source: liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk

Visit the site http://www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk/visit-us/panoramic-views/

Twentieth century stained glass windows in Coventry Cathedral

Source: historiccoventry.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.historiccoventry.co.uk/cathedrals/baptistery.php

Anglo-Saxon religion

Source: britishmuseum.org

Young Explorers web pages from the British Museum on Anglo-Saxon religion.

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/young_explorers/discover/museum_explorer/anglo-saxon_england/gods_and_spirits.aspx

Anglo-Saxon beliefs

Source: bbc.co.uk

BBC Primary History web pages about Anglo-Saxon beliefs.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/anglo-saxon_beliefs/

Outside the classroom



Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Bede's World in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear

Source: bedesworld.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bedesworld.co.uk

St Paul's Monastery Church, Jarrow

Source: english-heritage.org.uk

Visit the site https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/st-pauls-monastery-jarrow/

Stained Glass Museum, Ely

Source: stainedglassmuseum.com

Visit the site http://stainedglassmuseum.com/

British Museum

Source: britishmuseum.org

Visit the site http://www.britishmuseum.org
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Anglo-Saxon stained glass