Medieval London

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westminster-bayeux.jpg
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 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…

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.

Floor plan of Church.jpg
A floor plan of St. Bartholomew the Great Church that includes all the aspects of the original church.

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

St Olave Map.png
St. Olave Hart Street is located on the corner of Hart Street and Seething Lane (in close proximity to the Tower of London on the map). It is the Ward Church of the Tower Ward in the City of London. It was an eastern suburb of London in the middle…

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…

St. Bart Church Tower.jpg
This is a picture of the square church tower, which remains as part of St. Bartholomew- the- Less. This was a chapel that was part of St. Bartholomew's Hospital during medieval times. Along with some stonework found in the hospital, this is the only…

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.
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