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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Known as the mistress of Edward III



28 February, 1820

Cato Street Conspiracy foiled

Conspirators, led by Arthur Thistlewood, planned to blow up the Cabinet

Guy Fawkes attempted to blow this king up on 5 November, 1605



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