The Priory by Ladymoose

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Canon A560. 1127 views.. As is. These ruins are located on the coast road at Tynemouth. North East England. United Kingdom. As is.

Little is known of the early history of the site. Some Roman stones have been found there, but there is no definite evidence that it was occupied by the Romans. The Priory was founded early in the 7th century, perhaps by Edwin of Northumbria.

In 651 Oswin, king of Deira was murdered by the soldiers of King Oswiu of Bernicia, and subsequently his body was brought to Tynemouth for burial. He became St Oswin and his burial place became a shrine visited by pilgrims. He was the first of the three kings buried at Tynemouth.

In 792 Osred who had been king of Northumbria from 789 to 790 and then deposed, was murdered. He also was buried at Tynemouth Priory. Osred was the second of the three kings buried at Tynemouth.

The third king to be buried at Tynemouth was Malcolm III, king of Scotland, who was killed at the Battle of Alnwick in 1093.

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  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsover 4 years ago

    Superb! :-)

  • Thank you. I`ve been wanting to get to these ruins for ages and I was really pleased with the results:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • Joseph Rieg
    Joseph Riegover 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture on this one.

  • Thanks Joseph:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • Joseph Rieg
    Joseph Riegover 4 years ago

  • Wonderful another first:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • Wanda Dumas
    Wanda Dumasover 4 years ago

    Very dramatic — love it!

  • I`m not dramatic by nature but that is exactly what I wanted from this thank you:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • ZinaImage
    ZinaImageover 4 years ago

    This is superb. It has an unreal quality to it that color could never compete with.

  • Thank you so much!!! I sat looking at this before I chose my setting and black and white seemed to shout out to me:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 4 years ago

    Great shot really shows the size of the Priory, love the gravestones to. Lovely in B&W

  • Thank you Karen:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 4 years ago

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago


    FEATURE PAGE: Dynamic Black & White

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillover 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous!!! would you go into edit and just write a little bio of where it is exactly, it is a place that people coming to the North might like to visit. thanks sweetheart. love and hugsxxx

  • Will do Hilary:-)

    – Ladymoose

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 4 years ago

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