Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

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Concentric bands of moulding on a classical arch. These are often most profuse on Romanesque churches, or on later large church doorways.

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This battle took place on 9 August, 1588 and ended with the failure of the Spanish Armada invasion attempt

24 March, 1603

Death of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England

This child king came to throne at the age of 12, but probably died in the Tower of London two years later

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