Sunday, April 7, 2013


The Guildhall
The Guildhall Great North Window
Guildhall - The Great Hall

Between 1456 and 1459, King Henry VI and his Queen, Margaret of Anjou spent much time in Coventry after fleeing from London during the War of the Roses. During that time, St. Mary's Guildhall would have been the prime venue for entertaining the Royals and their court. The huge tapestry and great north window in the Great Hall commemorate "Henry and Margaret" and Henry's ancestors respectively, works which demonstrate the 
extremely deep respect that Coventry held for Henry VI; the King who made us a county.

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