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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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...(Christ Church) raised by Lanfranc on the ruins of St Augustine's church, and several times rebuilt and reconstructed. The choir was begun by the French master mason William of Sens in 1175 in the Gothic style and completed by William the Englishman in 1179–84 . A new nave was built during Chaucer's time by Henry Yevele in the Perpendicular style ( see architecture ). The elaborate shrine of Becket, at which healing miracles were regularly reported, stood in Trinity Chapel behind the high altar from 1220 until 1538 , when it was destroyed by ...

architecture

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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...Norman styles, and newer edifices in the Gothic style which had developed in the 12th c. In these the weight of stone vaulting was carried on pointed arches and ribs, buttressed outside to permit slender columns within, and the building could soar to a great height. Windows became very large, and were filled with stained glass glorifying God with a radiance of light. England in the 14th c. was beginning to adapt French Gothic in distinctive ways, both in the ‘Decorated’ style ( c. 1290–1350 ) and in the later, distinctively English ‘Perpendicularstyle with...

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