Medieval London

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This is the interior of Westminster Hall as it stands today, the majority of which is from the late medieval period, aside from multiple roof renovations. Note the hammer-beam ceiling, the architectural feat of Hugh Herland, each of which is…

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Westminster Abbey is located in the town of Westminster (bottom left corner of map) which was a western suburb of London in the middle ages, but is now part of central London.

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The funeral procession taking the body of King Edward the Confessor (d. 1066) to Westminster Abbey, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry. The Latin inscription at the top says: Hic portatur corpus Edwardi regis ad ecclesiam sancti Petri ('here is…

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Benedictine monks arrived at Westminster in c. 960, but the building complex seen today dates primarily from the thirteenth century, when King Henry III began rebuilding the abbey church in the new Gothic style of architecture. By 1269 the choir and…

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This image depicts the location where the Walbrook would empty out into the River Thames. It is located below the present day Cannon Street Underground Station, near Walbrook street.

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This painting measures 26 7/8 x 28 7/8 in. (68.3 x 73.3 cm) overall. Saint Barbara is shown at the bottom right, reading, as Saint Catherine is sitting at the centre of the frame with the infant Jesus. The man at the left is depicted reciting the…

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Please click url to access video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a19lGJGOZWY&feature=youtu.be&t=11m31sThis video demonstrates the use of the warp-weighted loom, in this case with the loom leaning against roof rafters. Although produced by…

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This urinal measures about 225 mm in height and 130 mm in diameter. Although a clear urinal was optimal, this urinal has a greenish tint because of the way in which the glass was manufactured. There were several types of glass available in the late…

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The bit on this key has inward-facing mechanisms, which became popular in 16th-century London. This key type is more frequently found in the town of Winchester.
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