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1.  --- Sulis, the Roman name for Bath. (4)

4.  The country of the eunuch whom Philip baptized. (8)

8.  His decree caused Mary and Joseph to travel to Bethlehem. (6)

9.  Her royal grave is in the chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London. (6)

10.  A frame for carrying a coffin. (4)

11.  From the Greek for 'scattered', a term used to describe the Jewish exile from Judea by the Babylonians. (8)

13.  e.g Benedictine, Franciscan. (8,5)

16.  The black one signified famine. (8)

19.  Where you shouldn't walk on the grass at Oxford university. (4)

20.  'The ------ is oer, the battle done' (6)

22.  Egyptian god. (6)

23.  Writer of the poem 'In the bleak midwinter'. (8)

24.  They shall inherit the earth. (4)

 

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2.  A central character of a Victor Hugo novel set around Notre Dame in Paris. (9)

3.  Country of which King Sennacherib was the ruler. (7)

4.  'We have -----, and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep.' (5)

5.  Related to the culture or language of the Hebrews. (7)

6.  Flowering herb, hybrid between cowslip and primrose. (5)

7.  Climbing plant that signifies true love, faithfulness, and undying affection. (3)

12.  To look at closely again. (9)

14.  'So persecute them with thy ------- and make them afraid with thy storm' from the Psalms (7)

15.  Verdi, Mozart, Rutter and Brahms have all written one. (7)

17.  'When morning gilds the -----, My heart awakening cries' (5)

18.  Ruth's mother-in-law, also known as Mara. (5)

21.  Number of turtle doves at Christmas. (3)

 

Answers

 

Across

1.  Aqua 4. Ethiopia 8. Caesar 9. Boleyn 10. Bier 11. Diaspora 13. Monastic Order 16. Horse 19. Quad

20. Strife 22. Osiris 23. Rossetti 24. Meek

Down

2. Quasimodo 3. Assyria 4. Erred  5. Hebraic 6. Oxlip 7. Ivy 12. Reexamine  14. Tempest  15. Requiem

17. Skies 18. Naomi 21. Two

 

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