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Marianne Voika 11B. Westminster Abbey. October 2009. Location. History. M ore than a thousand years of history Was built in 1245-1745 The Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066 Establisted by Henry III in 1245. Westminster Abbey is:. a) a royal cathedral. b) a royal church.

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history
History
  • More than a thousand years of history
  • Was built in 1245-1745
  • The Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066
  • Establisted by Henry III in 1245
westminster abbey is
Westminster Abbey is:
  • a) a royal cathedral.
  • b) a royal church.
  • c) a royal museum.
cathedral
Cathedral
  • Was built in 11th century
  • Gothic cathedral
  • Great spiritual value for British
church
Church
  • Ceremonies of national significance
  • Legend: Sabreht founded a church on a small island in the River Thames
  • In 1245 the present abbey church in Gothic style
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Art
  • Brasses
  • Wall paintings
  • Cosmati pavement
music and the choir
Music and the choir
  • Renowned worldwide as one of the finest choir
  • 30 boys and 12 proffesional adult singers
  • Directed by James O’Donnell
  • Choir school
st margaret s church history
St Margaret’s church history
  • Established by monks
  • Dedicated to Saint Margaret
  • Final part was built in the 11th century
st margaret s church
St Margaret’s church
  • Special services
  • Seremons
gardens
Gardens
  • The Garth
  • The Little Cloister
  • The Collage Garden
pictures
Pictures

Cathedral

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Pictures

Saint Margaret’s Church

links
Links
  • http://www.travelgrove.com
  • http://www.westminster-abbey.org
  • http://www.britannica.com