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A Historical description of Westminster Abbey

its monuments and curiosities

by Smith, George Albert

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Published by Printed for the Vergers in the Abbey by Jas. Truscott & Son in London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Westminster Abbey

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25119235M

    ‘The History and Description of the Famous Cathedral of St. Paul’s to which is added, an ac-count of the Monument of the Fire of London.’ 2 vols. ‘Westminster Abbey.’ 3 vols. ‘Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book’ by Mary Cooper, the first collection of nursery rhymes.   One of the great royal treasure houses of the world, Westminster Abbey is a splendid example of English medieval royal power and patronage. This beautiful book—the first major study of Westminster Abbey in more than fifty years—places the abbey's physical and artistic growth in the context of the political and religious culture of its time.

    Book Description: Westminster Abbey is one of the most important and well-known medieval buildings in Europe but, despite being studied by generations of scholars, there is still much to learn about its history and architecture. The lantern over the centre of the church is a case in point.   11 Facts About Westminster Abbey One of the more popular landmarks to tour in London is Westminster Abbey. In fact, each year, over 1 million visitors explore this magnificent church with over years of heritage, taking in all the building’s rich history on .

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy A Historical Description of Westminster Abbey: Its Monuments and Curiosities () at Home / Events / Calendar / Henry III and Westminster Abbey Henry III and Westminster Abbey. Event Type: Branch. Takes Place: 15th October Time: pm. Venue: Christ Church Hall, Fairfield Road, Beckenham BR3 3LE. Description: Lecture by Professor David Carpenter, Professor of How to book: No booking necessary. Price: HA members free.


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The western towers of Westminster Abbey, London, completed c. under the direction of Sir Nicholas Hawksmoor. Dennis Marsico/Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Architectural history. Legend relates that Saberht, the first Christian king of the East Saxons, founded a church on a small island in the River Thames, then known as Thorney but later called the west minster (or monastery), and that.

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The Abbey has not only been the setting for Coronations, it has also witnessed numerous other royal occasions such as state weddings and funerals, including the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales in Services have been held at the site for more than a thousand years and Westminster Abbey still offers worship every day of the year.

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