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PARLIAMENT SQUARE
MEMORIAL WINDOW
NOVEMBER
PEOPLE
ORGAN
BRITAIN
MEMBERS
HENRY
WILLIAM
BURIAL
MONUMENT
FATHER
HONOUR
DEAN
SURVEYOR
LORD BYRON
MEMORIAL
PARLIAMENT
SOVEREIGN
GEORGE
KOLBE
SEVERED HEAD
SEPTEMBER 1997
DEATH
QUEEN ELIZABETH
CANTERBURY
EDWARD
CONFESSOR
HENRY PURCELL
PURCELL
ENGLAND
KING CHARLES
HENRY III
NORMANDY
STEPHEN HAWKING
CHURCH
WESTMINSTER
LONDON
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
PLACE
CORONATION
PRINCESS ROYAL
MEMORIAL SERVICE
WESTMINSTER ABBEY
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Definitions

  1. Westminster Abbey is a royal peculiar, not the seat of any bishop or a cathedral, but is led by a dean.
  2. Westminster Abbey was a constituency in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
  3. Westminster Abbey is used for the coronation of all British Monarchs, who are also made the head of the Church of England.
  4. Westminster Abbey is one of the most famous, historic and widely visited churches not only in Britain but in the whole Christian world. (Web site)
  5. Westminster Abbey is one of London's oldest and most important buildingsThe first London lasted for just seventeen years. (Web site)

Parliament Square

  1. It is situated just south of Lambeth Bridge, about 15 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square and Big Ben.

Memorial Window

  1. History Today - The novelist Fanny Burney has been honoured with a memorial window in Poets' Corner at Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

November

  1. The marriage took place in Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.

People

  1. More than 2,000 people gathered for the service at Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

Organ

  1. He died in London on November 21, 1695, and was buried under the organ in Westminster Abbey.

Britain

  1. In Britain, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior was created at Westminster Abbey, while in France La tombe du soldat inconnu was placed in the Arc de Triomphe. (Web site)

Members

  1. On 28 June 1993 his memorial service was held in Westminster Abbey, attended by all the other members of the 1966 World Cup Team.

Henry

  1. Only 17 years old, Henry married his brother's widow, Catherine 11 June 1509, and on 24 June 1509, the two were crowned, at Westminster Abbey.

William

  1. William was buried in Westminster Abbey alongside his wife.
  2. The ruins of Battle Abbey, and the town of Battle, which grew up around it, remain.) William was crowned on Christmas Day 1066 in Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

Burial

  1. Various difficulties made the poet's requested burial in Florence impossible, and his body was returned to England to be interred in Westminster Abbey.
  2. Newton died in London on March 20, 1727, and was the first scientist to be honored with burial in Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

Monument

  1. The horse represented upon his monument, and that of Aymer DE VALENCE, both in Westminster Abbey, are examples of the practice. (Web site)

Father

  1. On the day of the wedding, Princess Elizabeth rode to Westminster Abbey with her father in the Irish State Coach.

Honour

  1. Garrick was the first actor to be granted the honour of being buried in Westminster Abbey, the second being Sir Laurence Olivier in 1989.

Dean

  1. William Vincent (1739–1815), was the dean of Westminster Abbey in London from 1802.

Surveyor

  1. Burges entered King's College London in 1839 and remained for four years before joining the office of Edward Blore, surveyor to Westminster Abbey.
  2. Benjamin Dean Wyatt (1775-1850), the son and pupil of James Wyatt, succeeded his father as surveyor (1813-27) at Westminster Abbey.

Lord Byron

  1. The authorities would not sanction burial in Westminster Abbey, and there is neither bust nor statue of Lord Byron in Poets' Corner.

Memorial

  1. Four years later, a memorial was dedicated to Lord and Lady Baden-Powell in Westminster Abbey.

Parliament

  1. Just on the other side of Westminster bridge is Parliament Square where the House Commons (Parliament), House of Lords and Westminster Abbey are located. (Web site)

Sovereign

  1. Neither a cathedral nor a parish church, Westminster Abbey is a 'royal peculiar' under the jurisdiction of a Dean and Chapter, subject only to the Sovereign. (Web site)

George

  1. George and Mary's coronation at Westminster Abbey took place on June 22, 1911.

Kolbe

  1. Kolbe is one of ten 20th-century martyrs from across the world who are depicted in statues above the Great West Door of Westminster Abbey, London.

Severed Head

  1. Finally, his disinterred body was thrown into a pit, while his severed head was displayed on a pole outside Westminster Abbey until 1685.

September 1997

  1. Diana's funeral took place in Westminster Abbey on 6 September 1997. (Web site)

Death

  1. The earliest surviving built memorial to Isaac Watts is at Westminster Abbey; this was completed shortly after his death. (Web site)

Queen Elizabeth

  1. Four days later, the news was flashed around the world as a coronation gift of sorts to Queen Elizabeth II, who was crowned in Westminster Abbey on June 2. (Web site)

Canterbury

  1. After an appropriate period of mourning has passed, the Sovereign is also crowned in Westminster Abbey, normally by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  2. The Pope will visit the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace and pray with other Church leaders at Westminster Abbey. (Web site)
  3. A previous article linked to a page which linked to the transcripts of three lectures given by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Westminster Abbey.

Edward

  1. Recently he took his campaign to the Scottish Parliament where he told MSPs that Edward I had been duped when he took the stone to Westminster Abbey in 1296.

Confessor

  1. Archaeologists discovered the oak door in Westminster Abbey was put in place in the 1050s, during the reign of the Abbey's founder, Edward the Confessor. (Web site)

Henry Purcell

  1. He was organist and choirmaster at Westminster Abbey and the Chapel Royal and the teacher of Henry Purcell. (Web site)

Purcell

  1. Principal organist at Westminster Abbey from a young age and later at the Chapel Royal, Purcell also wrote for the stage. (Web site)
  2. Purcell is buried adjacent to the organ in Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

England

  1. The remains of Queen Mary were later removed to Westminster Abbey by her son James I when he became King of England.
  2. Henry VI, the only king of England to be crowned outside of Westminster Abbey in the last 1,000 years, held his coronation ceremony at Merton Priory in 1437.
  3. Handel died in 1759 and was buried in Westminster Abbey, recognized in England and by many in Germany as the greatest composer of his day. (Web site)

King Charles

  1. The Sovereign is crowned at Westminster Abbey, as depicted in the above portrait of King Charles II.

Henry Iii

  1. Henry III, a hundred years earlier, spent more on Windsor Castle than any other royal building project, save the rebuilding of Westminster Abbey. (Web site)

Normandy

  1. Richard I was crowned King in Westminster Abbey in November 1189, while he was already installed as Duke of Normandy, Count of Anjou and Duke of Aquitaine. (Web site)

Stephen Hawking

  1. In 1995, a plaque in his honour bearing his equation was unveiled at Westminster Abbey in London with a speech from Stephen Hawking.

Church

  1. The only church that may fly a Royal Standard, even without the presence of the Sovereign, is Westminster Abbey, which is known as a "royal peculiar".

Westminster

  1. Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster, with a glimpse of Westminster Abbey behind the tower of Big Ben.
  2. Close to the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey is Westminster School, one of the major English public schools.

London

  1. She unveiled the first national memorial to holders of the Victoria and George Crosses at a service at Westminster Abbey in London. (Web site)
  2. Handel later died in London, England on April 14, 1759 and was buried in Westminster Abbey. (Web site)
  3. In London the river flows past the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.

Buckingham Palace

  1. It has a large concentration of London 's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. (Web site)
  2. Ideally located close to top tourist attractions such as the London Aquarium, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Imperial War Museum.

Place

  1. Elizabeth's coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.
  2. The coronation ceremony takes place in Westminster Abbey.
  3. The Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey offered a place for Baden-Powell, between the graves of the Unknown Warrior and David Livingstone.

Coronation

  1. The coronation itself takes place within the context of a church service, at Westminster Abbey, imbued with theological, as well as constitutional, meaning.
  2. Royal styles and titles Members of the Royal Family in the Royal box at Westminster Abbey during the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. (Web site)
  3. George IV decided, nonetheless, to exclude his wife from his coronation at Westminster Abbey, on 19 July 1821. (Web site)

Princess Royal

  1. She sat in the royal box at Westminster Abbey next to her sister-in-law Queen Mary and her niece the Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood. (Web site)

Memorial Service

  1. A memorial service was held for Heath in Westminster Abbey on 8 November 2005 which was attended by two thousand people. (Web site)
  2. On 14 July his memorial service was attended in Westminster Abbey by over 2,000 people.
  3. A memorial service of thanksgiving for her life and work was held at Westminster Abbey on 8 March 2005. (Web site)

Westminster Abbey

  1. September 6 - The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place at Westminster Abbey, watched by over 1 billion people worldwide.
  2. In Normandy he was made Duke in Rouen in April 1199 and he was crowned King of England in May at Westminster Abbey.
  3. Edward the Confessor was brought up in Normandy, and in 1042 brought masons to work on Westminster Abbey, the first Romanesque building in England.

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