Westminster Abbey

the story of the church and the monastery with some account of the life of the monks, a guide to the buildings & monuments and an explanation of their architectural styles
  • 220 Pages
  • 0.82 MB
  • English
Chatto & Windus , London
Westminster Abbey., Monasticism and religious orders -- England., Architecture, Medi



Statementby A.L.N. Russell ; with a foreword by Lawrence E. Tanner.
ContributionsTanner, Lawrence Edward, 1890-
LC ClassificationsDA687.W5 R8
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 220 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6318968M
LC Control Number35006320

Welcome to Westminster Abbey. A royal church offering daily services for all and a World Heritage Site with over a thousand years of history. About the Abbey. Explore a place that's touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets, priests, heroes and villains since AD.

Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since and is the resting place of more than 3, great Britons. We’re open to visitors most days, but as. Visit the Abbey. Coronations, royal weddings, kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers, poets, heroes and villains - history happens here and it's all waiting to be discovered.

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Mar 22,  · History of Westminster Abbey. Originally a small Benedictine monastery built inand later a Norman abbey rebuilt and enlarged by King Edward (aka St Edward the Confessor) inwe have King Henry III to thank for Westminster Abbey in its current state which has been gracing the London landscape with its iconic Gothic towers since the midth century.

Kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers; poets, priests, heroes and villains - Westminster Abbey is a must-see living pageant of British history. Every year, the Abbey welcomes over one million visitors who want to explore this wonderful year-old building - the coronation church of England/5.

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.

Westminster Abbey is the nation's Coronation Church and also the burial and memorial place for historical figures from the last thousand years of British history.

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Westminster Abbey is still a working church and all are welcome to attend the regular services. Nowadays, Westminster Abbey is perhaps best known for being the venue of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s spectacular royal wedding (which was viewed by over two billion people all over the world); but Westminster Abbey has a rich history that dates back nearly 1, years.

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Celebrating the th anniversary of the consecration of the current Abbey church building, this book features engaging essays by a group of distinguished scholars that focus on. Oct 29,  · Westminster Abbey can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

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