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
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.
Nicholas Orme is emeritus professor of history at the University of Exeter
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