Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Lierne Definition

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A form of roof vaulting using many short, decorative ribs, called liernes, connecting to main ribs in decorative patterns.

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This Scottish leader defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314

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Edward II makes Piers Gaveston Earl of Cornwall

Gaveston, a Gascon, would arouse so much enmity that he was eventually seized and summarily killed by the Earl of Lancaster

This monarch came to the throne at the age of 18

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