The City of Lincoln Company of Civic Bell Ringers
Parish and Civic Church of St Mary-le-Wigford
Saturday, 10 April 2021 in 48m (6–1–17)
1320 Minimus (2m)
(Rung on all four bells, being: 33 exts SINGLE COURT PLACE & 22 exts of REVERSE CANTERBURY PLACE, alternating method every 11 extents.)
1 Paul Sharp
2–3 Christopher C P Woodcock (C)
4 Yvonne A Woodcock
Rung as a mark of respect with the bells half muffled to celebrate the life, work and achievements of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who sadly passed away yesterday at Windsor aged 99. A life of service and duty, devoted to the Queen, his wife for over 73 years and always by her side, her strength and stay. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go to Her Majesty the Queen at this time.
Rung at the Civic Church. The Duke's (Consorts) Birthday is one of the Special Civic Ringing Days that we are required to ring for each year.
Old footage/film of the Royal Visit to the City in 1958 (the first by the Queen & Duke of Edinburgh) can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XojL5XzVPzI
The ringing took place using a combination of family members who live in the same household and social/support bubbles with social distancing observed and all the ringers wearing face coverings.
(Rung also for the Lincoln Diocesan Guild)
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