Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Canopy Definition

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Canopy

A projecting covering or hood, usually above a statue, altar, or tomb. The most elaborate canopies are often seen over tomb openings or rcesses, or decorating statue niches.

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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity



26 April, 1320

Declaration of Arbroath

Scottish nobles send a letter to the Pope affirming their loyalty to Robert the Bruce as king, ignoring papal objections

This king's son and heir was dubbed The Black Prince



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