St Mary's Church, Beverley

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The events which shaped St Mary’s

Chapters in the life of the church and decisive moments during its nine centuries:

12th century: St Mary’s foundation

12th century: St Mary’s foundation

The building’s modest beginnings

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13th-14th century: a period of rapid growth

13th-14th century:  a period of rapid growth

St Mary’s emerges as the town’s church

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1445: Royalty arrives in St Mary’s

1445: Royalty arrives in St Mary’s

St Mary’s ‘Ceiling of Kings’ is completed

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1520: the fall of the tower

1520: the fall of the tower

Disaster strikes

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1531: St Mary’s is reopened

1531: St Mary’s is reopened

A quick recovery

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1689: the burial of two Danish soldiers

1689: the burial of two Danish soldiers

A deadly duel

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19th century: repairs to St Mary’s

19th century: repairs to St Mary’s

New additions to the old church

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2020: Restoring our church

2020: Restoring our church

The current repair work

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