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John Walsingham (fl. c. 1316—1336) supposed Carmelite friar and theologian

Robert Walsingham (c. 1265—1318) theologian and Carmelite friar

Thomas Walsingham (c. 1340—1422) historian and prior of Wymondham

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Marian shrine, Norfolk. The earliest shrine, dedicated to the Holy House of Nazareth, was built by the lady of the manor, Richeldis de Faverches, traditionally to commemorate her vision of the Blessed Virgin (1061). Both shrine and adjacent Augustinian priory gained fame and wealth from pilgrims and their bequests, until destruction 1538–9.

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