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perpendicular style

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... style Final period of English Gothic architecture, from c .1330 to the mid-16th century. Named after the strong vertical lines of its window tracery and panelling, characteristic features are fan vaulting and flattened...

Westminster Abbey

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...the abbey church of a Benedictine monastery (closed 1539 ). In 1050 , Edward the Confessor began to build a Norman church on the site. In 1245 , Henry III began work on the present structure. The Lady Chapel, dedicated to Henry VII , is a fine example of the perpendicular style . The two western towers were built ( 1722–45 ) by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor . The 19th-century restoration was managed by Sir George Gilbert Scott . The Abbey is cruciform in plan. Since William the Conqueror , most English monarchs have been crowned...

Early English

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...developed a native Gothic idiom: Canterbury Cathedral is an early example. Later works emphasized appearance: builders ornamented visible walls, such as Rievaulx Abbey, or made prominent use of vault ribbing, such as Lincoln Cathedral . See also decorated style ; perpendicular ...

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Britain: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...kind of knighthood with the Order of the Garter, conferred purely as an honour Garter, Order of the A Dictionary of British History 1 rev Britain 1066-1500 14th century Social and domestic British Isles Europe Society c. 1350 1350 The Perpendicular style develops from the Decorated phase in English Gothic architecture Perpendicular The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms 2 Britain 1066-1500 14th century Architecture British architecture British Isles Gothic Europe c. 1350 1350 Water power is used in England for the heavy work of fulling cloth, in mills which...

British Isles

British Isles: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...a new kind of knighthood with the Order of the Garter, conferred purely as an honour Garter, Order of the A Dictionary of British History 1 rev Britain 1066-1500 14th century Social and domestic Europe Society Britain c. 1350 1350 The Perpendicular style develops from the Decorated phase in English Gothic architecture Perpendicular The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms 2 Britain 1066-1500 14th century Architecture British architecture Gothic Europe Britain c. 1350 1350 Water power is used in England for the heavy work of fulling cloth, in mills which can be...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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... Decameron , supposedly the stories told by young Florentine men and women sheltering from the Black Death Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313–75) World Encyclopedia 1 Renaissance 14th century Italian Renaissance Florence Italy c. 1350 1350 The Perpendicular style develops from the Decorated phase in English Gothic architecture Perpendicular The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms 2 Britain 1066-1500 14th century Architecture British architecture British Isles Gothic Britain c. 1350 1350 Water power is used in England for the heavy work of fulling cloth, in mills which...

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