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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Two of William the Conqueror's sons became kings of England. Who was the third son?



02 March, 1717

First English ballet performed

The Loves of Mars and Venus, by John Weaver, is performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

This monarch died at the abbey of St Gervais, near Paris



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