Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Archivolt Definition

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Archivolt

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 1st century British ruler was the model for Shakespeare's Cymbeline



20 October, 1714

George I crowned king

George, who spoke no English, had only entered the country for the first time a month earlier

She was later dubbed 'the Nine Day's Queen'



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