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Historian of the late middle ages & early modern world. Especially religion & even more especially Franciscans. UCD, Ireland. #Histodon

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This dish commemorates the marriage of John Garway and Mary Holgrave at St Gregory by St Paul's #otd 21 May 1663. Made in the Pickleherring pottery #Southwark (British Museum)

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Tuesday 21 May Dublin

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View of Jerusalem with the Temple of Solomon 17th century Philippe de Champaigne, 1602–1674.

(Met Museum)

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Kitchen Scene, 1620s Peter Wtewael (Met Museum)

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Inkstand, bronze, Padua, ca. 1500-1525

(Victoria and Albert Museum, London)

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20 May 1627: Henry Leslie of Leslie, is presented to the Deanery of Down Cathedral as a reward for preaching before Charles I in July 1625. He became Bishop of Down & Connor in 1635 - a close ally of William Laud and John Bramhall & an anti-Covenanter (eebo/ardfern)

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20 May 1627: Henry Leslie of Leslie, is presented to the Deanery of Down Cathedral as a reward for preaching before Charles I in July 1625. He became Bishop of Down & Connor in 1635 - a close ally of William Laud and John Bramhall & an anti-Covenanter (eebo/ardfern)

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20 May 1624: George Abbot, Archbishop of presents a House of Commons petition to the Lords proposing Catholics be barred from public office (NPG)

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20 May 1614: Cardinal Bellarmine ordains Toby [Tobie] Matthew, a priest #otd Matthew was a high profile convert: writer & courtier, patron of #nuntastic Carmelites at #Antwerp and son of the Church of #England Archbishop of #York (JMcC/eebo/BM)

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20 May 1640: Godfrey Goodman of Ruthin, Denbighshire, the bishop of refuses to consent to the new canons in Convocation (Saffron Blaze)

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20 May 1636: George Crawley of St Gabriel's Fenchurch St #London is licensed #otd as a surgeon after examination under the terms of 3 Henry c. 11 (Agas Map)

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20 May 1603: Julius Caesar [born as Cesare Adelmare at Tottenham] is knighted at A civil lawyer, MP and Master of the Rolls. And possessor of a quite wonderful name. (NPG)

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20 May 1593: Christopher Marlowe playwright released, two days after his arrest, on bail

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20 May 1560: John Feckenham #Benedictine & last abbot of #Westminster sent of the Tower of #London #otd for his opposition to the 1559 settlement. He died, still confined, in Wisbech Castle in 1584.

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Two tulips with two cherries and a bee, Jacob Marrel, 1637 (Rijksmuseum)

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Terracotta relief, c. 1518-1522, showing the profile of a girl with wings at her ears produced as part of the architectural decoration for the exterior of Suffolk Place, Southwark, London. (V&A Museum, London)

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20 May 1521: Ignatius Loyola is wounded at the Battle of , setting in motion a series of events that would lead to the foundation of the Society of Jesus or order

(1st image shows him helping St. Patrick to keep Ireland faithful, from
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20 May 1607: Francis Beaumont's play 'The Woman Hater' is entered on the Stationers' Register (eebo)

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20 May 1485: John Norton a Carthusian at has vision of the Virgin Mary in which she was attired as a Carthusian nun

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Primrose [Primula vulgaris] with a blue ladybird, Book of Flower Studies c. 1510–1515 Master of Claude de France (Met Museum)

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20 May 1590: David [Augustine] Baker of Abergavenny future matriculates at (BM) He would become an important writer and spiritual director, especially of English Benedictine nuns

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20 May 1579: Matthew Hamont wheelwright of Hethersett, , a man of Dutch origin and alleged Arian heretic is burnt in the ditch of Castle (Andrew Hurley from Wallasey)

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Honey jar (melero), made in Manises, Spain, about 1650-1725 (Victoria & Albert Museum, London)

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The Exsultet or Easter Proclamation is sung at the Easter Vigil. It may be the only liturgical mention of bees, describing candles as “the work of bees & of human hands”.

(Bodleian, 13thC)

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This happened exactly five years ago. Never found out what it was, but it's a handy little kitchen knife:

I looked up at the skylight in my study which is at the end of the garden just now and saw this... Knife-throwing competition ? Dropped by a magpie? Threat? A sign?

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