SO Miscellaneous notes complied by John Cotton Ring-work south of the church, with rubble curtain wall and fragments of square keep which collapsed in The castle mentioned in is probably the earthwork a mile to the north , since the present site was then in Lydney Parva. Its history during the next 20 rears is obscure, but like the Forest of Dean in which it was situated, it fell during the reign of Stephen into the hands of the Earls of Hereford, In September , the empress landed in England with her brother, Earl Robert, and one of whose earliest moves was to travel to Gloucester to try to win Miles of Gloucester over to the Angevin cause. His immediate reward was a grant from her of St. It was certainly in the king's possession in the 's,but as no accounts were rendered by the custodians of the castle and forest between and , there is no documentary evidence of any building which may have been carried out during that period.
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It is based on Saxon and medieval origins, but was almost totally rebuilt in to for Samuel Hood, 2nd Baron Bridport. The church contains monuments to the families of Hood Viscount Bridport and their predecessors the Viscounts Nelson, who gained the title through Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson. These include, on the chancel south wall, a commemoration of Alexander Hood , who died in , which was designed and signed by Sir John Soane , with a black marble base topped by a white marble monument on Ionic columns framing the memorial plaque. A note in the church states that for many years the statue was laid flat, as the white figure at night scared too many locals. The Manor House was then owned by the father-in-law of the writer Peter Spence.
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History[ edit ] There has been a church at the current site of the Thomaskirche at least since the 12th century. Foundations of a Romanesque building have been discovered in the choir and crossing of the current church. This monastery later became the core of the University of Leipzig founded in Thomas as he entered the order of canons after a trip to India. In , the Romanesque choir was changed to Gothic style.
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