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Little Gidding


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A manor, 11 miles NW of Huntingdon, where the Ferrar family lived under a religious rule in the C of E from 1625 until they were raided by O. Cromwell's soldiers in 1646. The household consisted of Nicholas Ferrar, his mother, and the families of his brother and sister. They followed a systematic round of devotion and work, reciting the whole Psalter each day, and engaging in charitable work for the neighbourhood.

Subjects: Literature — Christianity.


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