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(SOMERSET) Glastonbury Thorn Christmas Tree Report: It was at the Abbey until 1984 until it died in 1991 and was removed in 1992 #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Dec.09: Many have tried to grow the Glastonbury Holy Thorn, Crataegus monogyna var. biflora, from seed and direct cuttings, but in recent years all attempts have reverted to the normal hawthorn type, flowering only in spring. #AceHistoryDesk says the Glastonbury’s Christmas Tree known as ‘Holy Thorn’ famous for its Christmas blossom, stood in […]