The Greyfriars – the Franciscans in Lincolnshire

Gable end of the Greyfriars building with an oval shaped window and stone cross on the point of the roof.

The Greyfriars building off Freeschool Lane in Lincoln is one of the very few friary remains in Britain and one of the best preserved. The Orders of Friars first appeared in the early 13th Century, a new type of religious order dedicated to preaching, travelling around and living on charity amongst the people, as opposed…

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