« السابقةمتابعة »
Lanfranco. Archiepo. Hui'. Ecchie, fundatore.
Hugone. Perey. Restitutore.
« My sole object is the investigation and discovery of truth, and that object I shall
JOHN RUSSELL SMITH,
A New Translation suggested of “Singuli sub singulis locellis ligneis
The Saxon Church of St. John the Baptist, founded by Cuthbert, did not
form part of the Romano-British Cathedral
placing the Altar of the South Tower
of the Law Trials there held
Monks of Christ Church at Canterbury
William the Englishman appointed Architect
St. Dunstan and St. Elfege translated to their Shrines
Lanfranc translated from the Trinity Chapel (the place of his
first burial) to the Altar of St. Martin
The appropriation to Henry de Estria of the Decorated Window of Anselm's
SECT. 2. The Dark Ages, Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century; Henry VII;
the Reformation; Henry VIII; Inigo Jones; Sir Chris-
topher Wren; Addison; Somner; Battely; Gostling . 48-50
Sect. 3. Dean Percy and the Restoration of Canterbury Cathedral 50
Mr. Austin and William the Englishman compared
The Professor's silence upon the Restorations censured
The munificence and taste of the Dean and Chapter of Can-
The Great North-western Tower
St. Paul's, London, and Canterbury Cathedral compared 52
Appendix, No. 1. List of the Burial Places of the Archbishops of Canterbury,
from Cuthbert to Cardinal Pole, A.D. 758 to 1558. 53
Appendix, No. 2. List of the dated Examples of Architectural Works in
Canterbury Cathedral, A.D. 1070 to A.D. 1845. 60
PART THE FIRST.
THE learned and reverend Professor informs us in his preface (p. i) that “The Translation of Gervase, which it was the principal object of that History to illustrate, was read by him with a few necessary omissions, at the evening meeting of the architectural section of the British Archæological Association on the 11th of September, 1844 ; and that on the following morning he had the honour of explaining to a numerous audience in the cathedral itself, the application of that translation to the building.”
To those who, like ourselves, had the good fortune to be present at that meeting, it may be unnecessary to dwell upon the intense interest which it excited, and the consummate ability with which the learned Professor treated that part of his arduous undertaking.
That useful and interesting work now appears in an enlarged and more extended form, and illustrated with numerous engravings, woodcuts, plans, sections, and elevations.
CHAPTER I, (pp. 1-19,) embraces “ The Architectural History
of Canterbury Cathedral from the earliest period to the year 1130, translated from the works of Edmer the Singer and others."
In this chapter the learned Professor proposes “to relate the history of the building, and the events which bore upon its