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 musical conductor is best known for composing 'Rule Britannia'
He was the conductor of the Drury Lane Theatre, then Covent Garden
He lived from 1710-1778
This Day in British History
27 August, 1877
Birth of Charles Rolls
Rolls would go on to form the Rolls-Royce company with Frederick Royce and produce luxury automobiles and aerocraft engines among other things. Rolls was the first British person to be killed in an aircraft accident.