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A Colourful Churchman and a Ghostly Tightrope Walker

Posted 23rd May, 2017

A Colourful Churchman and a Ghostly Tightrope Walker

In 1237 Thomas Melsonby was elected Bishop by the monks of Durham.
However his appointment was blocked by King Henry III.
The king maintained that Melsonby was unfit for office and accused him of “breaking his vows, being an infringer of the liberties of the church, being diseased in body, and being guilty of the misuse of church funds and selling church favours”.
The king also alleged that Melsonby was born out of wedlock and to cap it all he was guilty of murder.

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Heart of Lanchester Cottage

7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

Yew Tree Cottage

Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

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Holiday Cottage - Sleeps 3 - High Quality Holiday Accommodation.

Heart of Lanchester Cottage, 7 Church View, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0ES

tel: 07770 253586

Beautiful Northumbria Holiday Cottage.

Yew Tree Cottage, Broomhaugh, Riding Mill, Northumberland, NE44 6EG

tel: 01207 232387

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