Today’s edition of “Split-Second Story” comes to you from Oxford, England, where self spent the day on the grounds of Christ Church, one of Oxford’s largest colleges, founded by King Henry VIII in 1532 (Self watched a 15-minute video at the Visitor Center).
Here are a few things she learned from the video:
The chapel is Norman, built in the 11th century.
Saint Frideswide, “England’s first saint,” became renowned for her chastity by rejecting the advances of an amorous king. Since the king was absolutely relentless, Frideswide took refuge in the woods of Oxfordshire, and became the center of a cult of devotees which included Catherine of Aragon.
And now to the pictures which, of all the dozens she took today, feel most evocative of “story-in-a-single-frame”:
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