Norwich Cathedral(5): Edith Cavell

Posted: August 1, 2018 in History, Norfolk, UK
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Edith Cavell was buried outside Norwich Cathedral following the return of her body from Belgium in 1919. To mark the centenary of her death, a new headstone was produced

In addition, a series of paintings depicting her life were commisioned to be displayed inside the cathedral.

Paintings depicting (left to right): Edith at work in Brussels; Arrest and interrogation; her execution and the return of her body to the UK after the end of WW1.

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