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Cathedrals: from bishops' seats to tourist hotspots

Nicholas Orme traces the story of English cathedrals, from their early medieval roots to their role in modern day communities

Published: May 16, 2022 at 12:23 pm
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Nicholas Orme speaks to Emily Briffett about the long story of English cathedrals, tracing their role in society from their beginnings in the early Middle Ages to the modern day. Nicholas reveals how cathedrals have survived the turbulence of religious and social change, and explores what they can reveal to us about our history.



Emily BriffettPodcast editorial assistant

Emily is HistoryExtra’s podcast editorial assistant. Before joining the BBC History team in 2021, Emily graduated with an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway, University of London


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