Thanks for this info, Rick. This was just the kind of thing I'm looking for.
I've heard that on the occasion of the king's visit, the LG community produced a harmony of the gospels, bound it themselves, and presented it to him. I think these days it's in the British Museum.
Thanks again for the help.

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Will Gray wrote:
> Just out of curiosity -- are you familiar with any articles on Eliot's
> connections with Little Gidding, what he thought of the earlier
> community, or George Herbert, anything of that nature?

This isn't exactly what you are looking for but it might be useful.
Taken from

    Early in 1936, on one of the poet's visits to the Society of the
    Sacred Mission at Kelham Hall in Nottinghamshire, he was asked to read
    and criticise the manuscript of a verse play written by one of the
    members of this Anglican religious community, Brother George
    Every. The play, entitled Stalemate-the King at Little Gidding dealt
    with the visit of King Charles 1st in May 1646. Eliot was interested
    in the idea of Christian Community as the ideal of the Christian life,
    and had read about the Ferrars in earlier years: possibly 'John
    Inglesant', possibly Peckard's Life: both volumes were in his library.

By the way, the Little Gidding Church is a wonderful little site.
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And then there is the Church of Saint Michael, East Coker

    Rick Parker