King John

Worcester Cathedral

Sunlight through a window highlights the tomb of King John, which takes pride of place inside Worcester cathedral. John was the youngest son of Henry II, and brother to Richard I (aka ‘Lionheart’), and was party to some of the more momentous events in English history, including the Magna Carta. By legend, he was a contemporary of Robin Hood, and someone now characterised as a great pantomime villain, the Sheriff of Nottingham (oh no he wasn’t!…).

If you’re in Worcester, a visit to the cathedral is highly recommended. It is an absolutely huge building, with some parts dating back a thousand years. Photography is via permit, but well worth it.

Almost forgot – a Happy and successful New Year to all!