Medieval 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…

Spanish Cuenca Tiles in Alcazar Gardens .JPG
Emperor Charles V's pavilion at the Alcazar Gardens in Sevile, Spain. A demonstration of the beauty of cuenca seca tiles and their popularity among the elite.

St. Bartholomew Choir.jpg
The choir is four bays long and has cylindrical piers and unmoulded arches, typical of the twelfth century.

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This is the tomb that was created for John Gower. John Gower not only was married in St. Mary Overie priory, but he also lived in it as well. Although not in the original spot that it was during the middle ages, this is the authentic tomb that was…

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This is Southwark Cathedral from the outside as it looks in present day. Although this is not all the original gothic architecture, it is a renovation in the gothic architectural style that was used in medieval times. However, aspects inside the…

St.Barts.jpg
This is a picture of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, located in Smithfield, London.The hospital was founded in 1123 by Rahere. In medieval London, hospitals were used to care for the sick, house the homeless, and provide beds, food, and education to…

Map St. Bartholomew.jpg
St. Bartholomew the Great Church is located in West Smithfield (located on the left top-hand side of the map). It is marked with a red circle.

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Circled in red is Southwark Cathedral (St Mary Overie) as where it was located c. 1300. Currently, Southwark Cathedral is in the same location.

St. Barts Hospital Map.jpg
This is a picture of St. Bartholomew's Hospital located on a London map, c. 1520, marked with a red circle. St. Bartholomew's Hospital remains today in its original location in Smithfield, London.

St. Bartholomew Church .jpg
Because many churches were taken over by existing congregations, many architectural features of the church have been altered in some way since its founding; many, however, still retain their original medieval features. The North aisle retains…
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