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Westminister abbey

W. J. Loftie

Westminister abbey

by W. J. Loftie

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Published by Seeley, Macmillan in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westminster Abbey

  • Edition Notes

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    Statementby W. J. Loftie ; with many illustrations, chiefly by Herbert Railton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA"687"W5"L8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 319 p. :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20419058M

    Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of is one of the United Kingdom's most notable religious buildings and the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and, later, British nation: Church of England. Henry III rebuilt Westminster Abbey in honour of the Royal Saint Edward the Confessor whose relics were placed in a shrine in the sanctuary and now lie in a burial vault beneath the Cosmati mosaic pavement, in front of the High Altar. Henry III himself was interred nearby in a superb chest tomb with effigial of the Plantagenet kings of England, their wives and other.

      Novem pages, 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 color + b/w illus. ISBN: Hardcover. Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in association with the Dean and Chapter of the Collegiate Church of St Peter Westminster (Westminster Abbey. The Choir of Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom. K likes. The Choir of Westminster Abbey is renowned worldwide as one of the finest choirs of its type. The Choir plays a central role both Followers: K.

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