Flowering Thorn


A clipping entitled "Flowering Thorn" by Leighton Houghton. Two photographs, one of the ruins of the abbey at Glastonbury and the other of the Norman doorway at Saint Mary's Chapel near the ruins; and one drawing of the Holy Thorn tree accompany this article. The article features information about the Christian legend of the Holy Thorn Tree including information about Joseph of Arimathea, King Arthur, the Holy Grail, and the site of Glastonbury.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 newspaper clipping
Alternative title
  • Flowering Thorn: In Somerset they say the Holy Thorn of Glastonbury flowers anew each Christmastide
  • "Flowering Thorn" by Leighton Houghton
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 51.08333,-3
  • 51.14433,-2.70032
Physical repository Collection
  • Katharine Maltwood Collection
  • Donor: John Maltwood
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Box1_SecV_C_Lot5_25
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • February 7, 2015
Technical note
  • Digitized by Robbyn Gordon Lanning. Technical and cataloguing metadata provided by Robbyn Gordon Lanning. Migration metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (speccoll@uvic.ca). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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