St Thomas the Apostle Church

St Thomas the Apostle Church

St Thomas the Apostle Church is just off Cowick Street. Have a look inside, walk around the building, and find the memorial to Grace Darling, who, as far as we know, had no connection whatsoever to Exeter!

In 1549, after the Prayer Book Rebellion was put down, Robert Welshe, the vicar, was gruesomely executed, hauled to the top of the church tower in chains, in full vestments; his tarred body left there for nearly four years.

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