What is blickling?


Blickling is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north-west of Aylsham on the B1354 road. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 136 and covers 862 hectares (2,130 acres). Since the 17th century the village has been concentrated in two areas, around the church and also at the park gates of Blickling Hall. Most of the village is contained in the Blickling Estate, which has been owned by the National Trust since 1940.

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Blickling Homilies - Manuscript
... The Blickling Homilies, simply named ‘B’ in the list compiled by Scragg, are officially called the Princeton University Library, W.H ... Scheide Collection, The Blickling Homilies ... The homilies were named for Blickling Hall in Norfolk, England, formerly the seat of the Marquess of Lothian ...
Robert Lyminge
... In 1616-17 Lyminge was designing Blickling Hall in Norfolk for Sir Henry Hobart, 1st Baronet ... Lyminge was buried in the churchyard at Blickling on the 8th January 1628 ... and painted to look like stone at Blickling ...
Blickling Hall - Library
... The library at Blickling Hall contained and still contains one of the most historically significant collections of manuscripts and books in England ... The most important manuscript associated with the house is the Blickling Homilies, which is one of the earliest extant examples of English vernacular homiletic writings ... The Blickling homilies were first edited and translated in the 19th century by Richard Morris, whose work is still considered definitive ...