Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Lierne Definition

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Lierne

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

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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity



15 December, 1711

Occassional Conformity Act

Dissenters are prohibited from holding military or civil office

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden



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