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Westminster Abbey

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Works: 1,127 works in 2,267 publications in 8 languages and 37,671 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Sources  History  Church history  Sermons  Biography  Live sound recordings  Pictorial works  Trials, litigation, etc 
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Classifications: DA687.W5, 942.132
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900 years : the restorations of Westminster Abbey by Thomas Cocke( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in Latin and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nisi Dominus: Geistliches Konzert für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Cont., HWV 238 / Dixit Dominus Domino meo: Geistliches Konzert für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Cont., HWV 232 / Silete venti: Motette für Sopran, Orchester und Cont., HWV 242
Missale ad usum Ecclesie westmonasteriensis by Catholic Church( Book )

17 editions published between 1891 and 1980 in Latin and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Customary of the Benedictine monasteries of Saint Augustine, Canterbury, and Saint Peter, Westminster by Edward Maunde Thompson( Book )

in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pictorial history of Westminster Abbey by Adam Fox( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana, Princess of Wales, 1961-1997 the BBC recording of the funeral service( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording of the funeral service of Diana, Princess of Wales, held at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th September 1997
Westminster Abbey and the antiquities of the coronation by W. R Lethaby( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westminster Abbey by Edward Carpenter( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Historical description of Westminster Abbey, its monuments and curiosities by Westminster Abbey( Book )

11 editions published between 1809 and 1894 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana, Princess of Wales the BBC recording of the funeral services( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Order of service in memory of Thomas Stearns Eliot, born 26th September 1888, died 4th January, 1965, Thursday, 4th February, 1965, 12 noon by Westminster Abbey( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lantern tower of Westminster Abbey, 1060-2010 : reconstructing its history and architecture by Warwick Rodwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Westminster Abbey is one of the most important and well-known midieval buildings in Europe but, despite being studied by generations of Scholars, there is still much to learn about its history and architecture. The lantern over the centre of the church is a case in point. Edward the Confessor built a great tower here, which is depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry. When Henry III was rebuilding the Abbey in the 1250s, a new tower was begun which was to have dominated the Westminster skyline, but it was never finished and 150 years later an octagonal lantern like that at Ely Cathedral was built on the roof. It in turn was demolished in the sixteenth century, and in 1710 Sir Christopher Wren designed a 400-foot tower and spire, but did not live to see it built. His successor, Nicholas Hawksmoor, then produced a range of options for completing the lantern tower: a design was chosen and construction began in 1724. However, King George I died in 1727 and the Abbey had to be cleared of scaffolding for the coronation of his son. Although only the first stage of the new tower and spire had been built, construction never resumed and the inelegant stump was capped with a temporary roof. Subsequently, the lantern was burnt out in 1803 and again in 1941, but its shell remains today basically as Hawksmoor left it." "In this study, Professor Warwick Rodwell assembles for the first time all the historical and architectural evidence, to tell the remarkable story of Westminster Abbey's unfinished lantern tower over the last 950 years."--Jacket
Westminster Abbey by A. Murray Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Westminster Abbey has held a hugely important role in Britain's History over the last 800 years. This fascinating book describes the inside of the Abbey, giving the reader an amazing insight into the architecture, history and feel of the building. Many full colour illustrations are included to give the reader a complete picture of this historic abbey where Kings and Queens are crowned. This version has been specially formatted for today's e-readers
Acts of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, 1543-1609 by Westminster Abbey( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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900 years : the restorations of Westminster Abbey
Alternative Names

controlled identityGreat Britain. Sovereign

Abadia de Westminster

Abatejo Westminster

abati Westminster

Abaty Westminster

Abbaye de Saint-Pierre (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

abbaye de Westminster

Abbaye de Westminster (Londres, Angleterre)

Abbaye (Romainmôtier)

Abbazia di Westminster

Abbey Church of Westminster (London, England)

Abbey Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)

Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, London, England)

Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Abbey of Saint Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

Abbey of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)

Abbey royal of England (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Abby Church of Westminster (London, England)

Abby Church of Westminster (Londýn, Anglie)

Abtheach Westminster

Catedrala Westminster

Church of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster (London, England)

Collegiate Church of St Peter in Westminster

Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Westminster (London, England)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (London)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster, London, England)

Collegiate Church of St. Peter (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

Dean and Chapter of Westminster (London, England)

Ecclesia Abbatiae Westmonasteriensis (London, England)

Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii (London, England)

Ecclesia Collegiata B. Petri Westmonasterii (Londýn, Anglie)

Kolegiata św. Piotra w Westminsterze

London Collegiate Church of St. Peter

London Westminster Abbey

Londres (G.B.)

Monaster Saint Peter, Westminster

Monasterium romanensis

Opactwo Westminsterskie

Saint Peter's (Westminster, London, England)

St. Peter's (Westminster, London, England)

St. Peter's (Westminster, Londýn, Anglie)

The Abbey (Westminster, Londres, Angleterre)

Tu viện Westminster

Vestminster abbatlığı

Vestminsteras abatija

Vestminsterio vienuolynas

Vestminsterska opatija

Westminster abadia

Westminster, Abbaye de

Westminster abbey

Westminster Abbey Church (London, England)

Westminster Abbey (London, England)

Westminster Abbey (Westminster, London, England)

Westminster-abdy

Westminster-Abtei

Westminster Cathedral (London, England : 1540-1556)

Westminster Collegiate Church of St. Peter

Westminsteri apátság

Westminsterska opatija

Westminsterské opatství

Westminsterské opátstvo

Westmonasterium Londres

Αββαείο του Ουέστμινστερ

Вестминстерска катедрала

Вестминстерска опатија

Вестминстерское аббатство

Вестмінстерське абатство

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