Gloucester Cathedral became a cathedral when Henry VIII proclaimed the “New Foundation”, by which he founded the Church of England. It was one of the six abbeys that were given cathedral status. The cathedral was previously the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter. The cathedral is one of the major churches in England, and is visited by a huge number of travelers from all over the world who enjoy the architecture. Te architecture here is marvelous to say the least, and it has fascinated people ever since centuries.
The site for the Gloucester Cathedral was Christian since more than one thousand three hundred years. There was a Minster here that was established in c six hundred and seventy nine by Osric, Prince of Mercia. The church of now, however, was built by Serlo, who was the first Norman abbot. Abbot Serlo was chaplain to William [...]