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Gleanings from Westminster Abbey
Scott, George Gilbert Sir
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The Westminster Psalter, British Library, MS Royal 2 A XXII, is an English illuminated psalter of about , with some extra sheets with tinted drawings added around It is the oldest surviving psalter used at Westminster Abbey, and is presumed to have left Westminster after the Dissolution of the joined the Old Royal Library as part of the collection of John Theyer. Take a look through our collection of history and reference books to uncover information on who's buried where in Westminster Abbey and the history of Britain.
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Excerpt from Gleanings From Westminster Abbey There are still some subjects omitted which might very well have been included, but they were fearful of increasing the bulk of the volume too much; and these Gleanings do not profess to be a complete history of the Abbey; they are rather intended as a supplement to other larger and more elaborate works, merely supplying in a popular Author: George Gilbert Scott.
Gleanings from Westminster Abbey; With Appendices, Supplying Further Particulars, and Completing the History of the Abbey Buildings, by W. Burges, J. Paperback – by George Gilbert Jr Author: George Gilbert Jr.
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There are still some subjects omitted which might very well have been included, but they were fearful of increasing the bulk of the volume too much; and these Gleanings do not profess to be a complete history of the Abbey; they are rather intended as a supplement to other larger and more elaborate works, merely supplying in a popular form such Brand: George Gilbert Scott.
Westminster Abbey by Richard Jenkyns (Harvard University Press, ) is one of a general series of books called Wonders of the World under the general editorship of Mary Beard.
Some of the other books in this series are: The Temple of Jerusalem, The Alhambra, The Parthenon, the Tomb of Agamemnon, The Colosseum, Stonehenge and the Forbidden City/5(6). STUART HARRISON AND JOHN MCNEILL The Romanesque Monastic Buildings at Westminster Abbey.
RICHARD JONES Numerical Archaeology: Gleanings from the Building Accounts of Westminster Abbey Revisited. PAMELA TUDOR-CRAIG The Iconography of Henry III’s Abbey: A Note Towards Elucidation of Themes. InGleanings from Westminster Abbey was published by Parker with Scott as main contributor.
Here he states that both grilles were removed for the coronation of King George IV, but his date is wrong as this event took place on 19 Julyand what he calls “the old Revestry” is today known as the chapel of St.
Faith, which fills the awkward space between the Chapter House and the south. Library collection. The library we use today was established after the Abbey was founded as a collegiate church in It has been housed in part of the former monastic dormitory since InDean John Williams installed book presses at his own expense, and brought in around 2, books.
The collection grew throughout the 17th and. Genre/Form: Marbled papers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scott, George Gilbert, Sir, Gleanings from Westminster abbey. Oxford, and London, J. A visit to Westminster Abbey can be a great learning experience.
We welcome schools, universities, community groups and youth groups from the UK and overseas, and offer lots of fun activities for families during the holidays.
Discover over 1, years of faith and history with our brand-new A to Z. Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since and is the resting place of more than 3, great Britons.
Visit the Abbey We warmly welcome over a million visitors each year to discover over ten centuries of British history in this remarkable building. The Palace of Westminster site was strategically important during the Middle Ages, as it was located on the banks of the River in medieval times as Thorney Island, the site may have been first-used for a royal residence by Canute the Great during his reign from to St Edward the Confessor, the penultimate Anglo-Saxon monarch of England, built a royal palace on Thorney.
57 W. Burges, ‘The Retabulum’, in Scott, G. G., Gleanings from Westminster Abbey, 2nd edn. (Oxford and London, ), – In this second edition, Scott did not alter his own text to reconcile the differences between his description of the Retable and that given by by: 1.
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The Abbey, one of Britain's greatest medieval buildings and among the best-known churches in the world, has a history stretching back over a thousand years. Founded as a Benedictine monastery in the mid-tenth century and with the shrine of its Cited by: 2.