Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Canopy Definition

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Canopy

A projecting covering or hood, usually above a statue, altar, or tomb. The most elaborate canopies are often seen over tomb openings or rcesses, or decorating statue niches.

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This national celebration marked the centenery of the 1851 Great Exhibition



16 July, 1377

Richard II crowned

Richard was the son of Edward, the Black Prince, and succeeded his grandfather, Edward III

This king abdicated the throne on 11 December, 1936, before he had officially been crowned



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