Westminster-abbey Sentence Examples
Many Anglican bishops (amongst them the archbishop of York and most of his suffragans) felt so doubtful as to the wisdom of such an assembly that they refused to attend it, and Dean Stanley declined to allow Westminster Abbey to be used for the closing service, giving as his reasons the partial character of the assembly, uncertainty as to the effect of its measures and "the presence of prelates not belonging to our Church."
Thus Westminster Abbey is sometimes styled the British "Pantheon," and the rotunda in the Escorial where the kings of Spain are buried also bears the name.
The western towers of Westminster Abbey are usually attributed to Wren, but they were not carried out till 1735-1745, many years after Wren's death, and there is no reason to think that his design was used.
It stands in relation to Danish history somewhat as Westminster Abbey does to English, containing the tombs of most of the Danish kings from Harold I.
On the 20th of March 1413, whilst praying in Westminster Abbey he was seized with a fainting fit, and died that same evening in the Jerusalem Chamber.Advertisement
Subsequently, on the 23rd of May, their marriage was declared valid and that with Catherine null, and in June Anne was crowned with great state in Westminster Abbey.
On the 10th of March 1751 the prince died in London, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Though the precise locality is occasionally uncertain, the majority of the medieval synods assembled in the chapter-house of old St Paul's, or the former chapel of St Catherine within the precincts of Westminster Abbey or at Lambeth.
On the 8th of February 1662 she removed to Leicester House in Leicester Fields, and died shortly afterwards on the 13th of the same month being buried in Westminster Abbey.
Having crossed to England with Henry, the queen was crowned in Westminster Abbey on the 23rd of February 1421, and in the following December gave birth to a son, afterwards King Henry VI.Advertisement
Kenneth is alleged to have brought the Stone of Destiny, on which the Celtic kings were crowned, from Dunstaffnage Castle on Loch Etive, and to have deposited it in Scone, whence it was conveyed to Westminster Abbey (where it lies beneath the Coronation Chair) by Edward I.
Continuing westward, the most important stream was Tyburn, which rose at Hampstead, and joined the Thames through branches on either side of Thorney Island, on which grew up the great ecclesiastical foundation of St Peter, Westminster, better known as Westminster Abbey.
It is the scene from time to time of splendid ceremonies, and contains the tombs of many great men; but in this respect it cannot compete with the peculiar associations of Westminster Abbey.
The Houses of Parliament, with Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's Church, complete the finest group of buildings which London possesses; a group essentially Gothic, for the Houses of Parliament, completed in 1867 from the designs m .
Pitt was buried on the 22nd of February, and Fox on the 10th of October, both in Westminster Abbey.Advertisement
He died in London on the 12th of October 1859, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Cymbeline, the play he had been reading on the last afternoon, was laid in his coffin, and on the 12th he was publicly buried with great solemnity in Westminster Abbey.
On the 28th of May the coffin, preceded by the two Houses of Parliament and escorted by the chief magnates of the realm, was carried from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey.
Fox is buried in Westminster Abbey by the side of Pitt.
He died on the 8th of July 1716, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.Advertisement
In Westminster Abbey a public memorial to Wolfe was unveiled on the 4th of October 1773.
He was a spectator of the riot of St Giles's, Edinburgh, on the 23rd of July 1637, endeavoured in vain to avoid disaster by concessions, and on the taking of the Covenant perceived that "now all that we have been doing these thirty years past is thrown down at once."' He escaped to Newcastle, was deposed by the assembly on the 4th of December on a variety of ridiculous charges, and died in London on the 26th of November 1639, receiving burial in Westminster Abbey.
Anne died after a long illness on the 2nd of March 1619, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
He was buried in Westminster Abbey at the foot of Shakespeare's statue with imposing solemnities.
In Mary's reign some of the surviving monks were brought together, and Westminster Abbey was restored.Advertisement
Of the monks professed there during this momentary revival, one, Sigebert Buckley, lived on into the reign of James I.; and being the only survivor of the Benedictines of England, he in 1607 invested with the English habit and affiliated to Westminster Abbey and to the English congregation two English priests, already Benedictines in the Italian congregation.
He lies in Westminster Abbey in the same grave as Grote.
In Westminster Abbey the space east of the transept is the presbytery, and the same arrangement is found in Canterbury Cathedral.
No more touching ceremony of the kind had ever been performed in Westminster Abbey.
He died in London of typhoid fever on the 27th of June 1883, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Lord Dundonald died in London on the 30th of October 1860, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
In Canterbury cathedral and Westminster Abbey it has definitely displaced the older Version.
He was consecrated on the 1st of May at Westminster Abbey by Archbishop Thompson (of York), Hort being the preacher, and enthroned at Durham cathedral on the 15th of May.
Hewas buried in Coniston churchyard by his own express wish, the family refusing.the offer of a grave in Westminster Abbey.
He attended Queen Mary during her last illness and preached her funeral sermon in Westminster Abbey.
His mind was cultivated; he was a discriminating patron of literature, and Westminster Abbey is an abiding memorial of his artistic taste.
He died on the 6th of June 1820, and was buried in Westminster Abbey close to the tombs of Pitt and Fox.
The service which formerly took place in the Chapel Royal, Whitehall, is now held in Westminster Abbey.
As the result of negotiations and preparations extending over five years, 250 bishops, together with delegates, clerical and lay, from every diocese in the Anglican communion, met in London, the opening service of intercession being held in Westminster Abbey.
At the same time he was cultured, with a taste for literature, art and music. Henry lies buried in Westminster Abbey.
A place in Westminster Abbey was offered, but he was buried, according to his own desire, by the side of his parents at Ecclefechan.
George's Chapel, Windsor, are the stalls of the Knights of the Garter, in Henry VII.'s Chapel in Westminster Abbey are those of the Knights of the Bath, adorned with the stall plates emblazoned with the arms of the knight occupying the stall, above which is suspended his banner.
He died on the 29th of March 1830, and was buried in the nave of Westminster Abbey.
Before the Norman period the manor of Hanwell belonged to Westminster Abbey.
He had finished the Organon and was about to deal with the metaphysical and physical treatises when he died on the 18th of June 1871, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
This chest was formerly kept in the Chapel of the Pyx in Westminster Abbey.
He was buried on the 17th in Henry VII.'s chapel in Westminster Abbey with funeral ceremonies criticized by contemporaries as mean and wanting in respect, but the scantiness of which was probably owing to the fact that he had died a Roman Catholic.
She died on the 28th of July 1557 at Chelsea, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
The Commons presented an address to the king praying that the deceased statesman might be buried with the honours of a public funeral, and voted a sum for a public monument which was erected over his grave in Westminster Abbey.
Dymoke bore the standard of England in Westminster Abbey.
His remains were laid in Westminster Abbey.
A bust to his memory was erected in the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey in 1884.
In October 1635 he was appointed vice-admiral of New England, but he died early in December, before crossing the Atlantic. He was buried in Westminster Abbey.
In 1641 Sir Christopher Hatton, foreseeing the war and dreading the ruin and spoliation of the Church, commissioned him to make exact drafts of all the monuments in Westminster Abbey and the principal churches in England, including Peterborough, Ely, Norwich, Lincoln.
It was borne to England with all honour, and on the 18th of April 1874, was deposited in Westminster Abbey.
The king himself, when rearing the new Westminster Abbey over the grave of Edward the Confessor, spent for once some of his money on a worthy object.
For, who with all his faults was never wanting in a fine and generous sensibility, proposed that there should be a public funeral, and that the body should lie among the illustrious dead in Westminster Abbey.
He died at London on the 29th of July 1833, and was buried in Westminster Abbey close to Pitt, Fox and Canning.
In Westminster Abbey a statue was erected to his memory, and in Yorkshire a county asylum for the blind was founded in his honour.
He died on the 20th of March 1656, in Lady Peterborough's house at Reigate, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
The conventional foliage decorating the capitals is of great beauty and variety, and extends to spandrils, bosses, &c. In the spandrils of the arches of the nave, transept or choir arcades, diaper work is occasionally found, as in the transept of Westminster Abbey.
She was buried in Westminster Abbey.
He died in London on the 17th of October 1776, and was buried in the cloisters of Westminster Abbey.
Having accompanied the king to Harfleur in August 1415, Courtenay was attacked by dysentery and died on the 15th of September 1415, his body being buried in Westminster Abbey.
They will be joined by an ensemble of fifteen including two choristers from Westminster Abbey.
Born in London, James Burton began his musical training in the Choir of Westminster Abbey where he was head chorister under Simon Preston.
In 2006 we held the commemoration on Tuesday the 4th of July at St George's Chapel, Westminster Abbey.
The new king's coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on October 20th of the same year.
St Mary's was built by the same masons who rebuilt Westminster Abbey.
This appears to have been King Henry's favorite badge and his chapel in Westminster Abbey is decorated with crowned portcullises and roses.
A court of claims sat and a steward was appointed for the coronation of Edward VII.; and during the procession in Westminster Abbey the duke of Marlborough, as steward, carried "St Edward's crown" in front of the bearer of the Bible (the bishop of London), who immediately preceded the king; this function of the steward is of modern origin.
William and Kate will be married on April 29, at Westminster Abbey in London, England.