Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

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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The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



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David II of Scotland dies in English captivity

David is succeeded by his brother Robert, the first Stewart monarch

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