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A Pious Man

By James_C
Good morning everyone,

Thank you all for your very kind compliments and clicks on my last upload. It is very much appreciated.

Today's upload is of a memorial in the "New Building" of Peterborough Cathedral. I think perhaps Thomas Deacon Esq. had a very high opinion of himself... Versions 2 & 3 are crops to the text so that you can judge for yourselves his great deeds.
It amuses me that the "New Building" , which was added behind the High Alter in order to provide a processional route round the cathedral, was added in the 14th century.
I shall return to the body of this wonderful Cathedral with my next upload.

Thank you for looking.

Kind regards,


Tags: Photo journalism General Architecture Landscape and travel Peterborough Cathedral

Voters: User_Removed, EAS, morpheus1955 and 9 more

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EAS 10 1 13 Scotland
1 Mar 2011 9:18AM
Pin-sharp details in all 3 images. My kind of thing, really, as I love history and have only just finished re-reading all the Cadfael novels. "Your" benefactor certainly reminds me of some of the characters in them! The entire memorial is in beautiful condition.


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Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 11:12AM
Very nice images! It's very interesting. IB
taggart Plus
15 47 13 United States
1 Mar 2011 2:54PM
Excellent images of a very curious personage!
gingerdelight 13 298 11 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 3:01PM
Excellent detail in these fine images.
1 Mar 2011 4:08PM
Excellent images, you've managed the tones here remarkably well. Interesting write up.

Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
1 Mar 2011 6:30PM
Sort of puts chase to the Biblical directions to give alms in secret!
He does look like quite a character, and a very dramatic one at that.
Excellent photos all.
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Mar 2011 9:34AM
half vote for V2 .. and half for V3 cos its soooo interesting to read

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