[30 Sep 2015]
Baldry makes speech to commemorate the Battle of Agincourt

The last letter that Henry V sent to Charles VI of France before he launched the Agincourt campaign was an ultimatum. “To the Most Serene Prince Charles our Cousin and adversary of France, Henry, by the Grace of God, King of England and France” and the letter went to state that Henry had done everything in his power to procure peace between the two countries. He did not lack the courage to fight to the death for justice for his just rights and inheritances that had been seized from him by violence and withheld for too long and it was his duty to recover.

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[28 Aug 2015]
The Church Times: Activists seek candidates for new Synod

As elections for the General Synod near an end, groups campaigning to change the make-up of the Church of England’s governing body have laid out their hopes for the next five years.

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[2 Jul 2015]
Details of the Agincourt 600 Commemorative Fund

By a grant agreement between the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Support of the DCMS and Agincourt 600 (COI 1154991) it is agreed that the Secretary of State will pay up to £1m in a grant to Agincourt 600: ‘the grant will be used to contribute to the costs of events and educational activities organised by Agincourt 600 and subsidiary organisations to mark the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt across the UK and Europe. The Grant shall be used solely for these purposes and shall not be applied other than in accordance with the terms of the agreement’.

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[2 Apr 2015]
Lichfield Mercury: £800,000 Cathedral rewiring and lighting grant announced during visit by church commissioner

An £800,000 grant to replace the wiring and install new lighting in Lichfield Cathedral was announced by Sir Tony Baldry, representing the Church Commissioners during a visit to the city yesterday (Wednesday April 1).

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[31 Mar 2015]
Banbury Guardian: Sir Tony’s first victory

My article today is a response to the news that Sir Tony Baldry is standing down as Member of Parliament after over 30 years of representing the people of North Oxfordshire.