Canterbury Cathedral 850th Anniversary Musical Box
Celebrating 850 Years of the Miraculous Wonders of Canterbury Cathedral.
2020 marks the 850th Anniversary that shocked the nation, the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 within the walls of Canterbury Cathedral.
In the time that followed his death, over 700 miracles were reported to have taken place and in 1173, Pope Alexander III proclaimed Thomas Becket a saint, leading Canterbury to become one of Europe's most important pilgrimage centres. The oldest church in England and a place of worship for more than 1,400 years, Canterbury Cathedral is referred to as the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion.
Limited Edition of 75.
Fitted with a Reuge movement, once opened, the box plays ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from Handel’s Messiah.
Once ordered we will create this piece just for you, please allow 12 weeks for delivery in additional to the standard delivery time.
Size: D: 82mm H: 50mm