Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Cartouche Definition

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Cartouche

An ornamental shield or tablet, often containing an heraldic device (coat of arms). Cartouches are often decorated with fanciful scrolled edges representing rolled parchment or paper. Cartouches are often found upon late medieval and Elizabethan tombs.

Poughill, Cornwall

Poughill, Cornwall




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This revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening



01 March, 1711

1st publication of The Spectator

Published by Addison and Steele, this pioneering periodical of life and literature only appeared until 6 December 1712

This king was deposed by his wife, Isabella of France



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