British church history and architecture explained through photos and illustrations
Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches
History and Architecture
BY DAVID ROSS, EDITOR
An alternative spelling for choir, the place where services are sung. Choirs are commonly in the chancel, at the east end of the church, generally separated from the nave by the chancel arch and possibly a screen.
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This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'
Warwick was killed and Edward's 2000 men were victorious
Edward went on to triumph at the Battle of Evesham shortly afterwards
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09 March, 1566
David Rizzio murdered at Holyrood Palace
Rizzio was advisor and secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots.