The Glastonbury Thorn

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Wanda Marcussen
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published on 18 May 2020

One of the sacred Glastonbury Thorns located at The Glastonbury Abbey. The tree is linked to the legend of Joseph of Arimathea who supposedly brought Christianity to England during the 1st century CE.

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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Marcussen, W. (2020, May 18). The Glastonbury Thorn. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12262/the-glastonbury-thorn/

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Marcussen, Wanda. "The Glastonbury Thorn." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 18, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12262/the-glastonbury-thorn/.

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Marcussen, Wanda. "The Glastonbury Thorn." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 May 2020. Web. 26 May 2022.

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