Old England: A Pictorial Museum (page 35/51)

[picture: 1026.---Tomb of the Boy Bishop, Salisbury]

1026.—Tomb of the Boy Bishop, Salisbury

“But there is one monument of quite a unique character—to a chorister, or boy-bishop. (Fig. 1026.) It was discovered in the prelacy of Bishop Duppa, under the seats near the pulpit, and is now placed in the nave. The Rev. J. Gregorie, a prebend of Salisbury at the time, wrote a dissertation on the subject of boy-bishops, from which it appears that [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 1027.---Ruins of Netley Abbey]

1027.—Ruins of Netley Abbey

There is another more recent picture of Netley Abbey; see the Netley Location link. [more...] [$]

[picture: 1028.---Franciscan, or Grey Friar]

1028.—Franciscan, or Grey Friar

The Franciscan monk or friar shown here wears a robe (a habit) and sandals; he carries a small cross on a chain or rosary. [more...] [$]

[picture: 1029.---Dominican, or Black Friar]

1029.—Dominican, or Black Friar

The monk shown here is a Black Friar; despite the text he has neither bare feet nor sandals, but wears shoes; he also has more ornate robes than the text would seem to imply. [more...] [$]

[picture: Stone Church, Cheshire]

1045.—Stone Church

Stone is a town in Cheshire. [$]

[picture: Stone Church, south door]

1046.—Stone Church, south door.

The South Door of an English Church generally has the font inside, and leads through the South Aisle into the West End of the Nave. [$]

[picture: Stone Church, Nave and Chancel]

1047.—Stone Church, Nave and Chancel.

Stone is a town in Cheshire. [$]

[picture: Hadley Church Tower and Beacon]

1048.—Hadley Church Tower and Beacon

“On top of a turret at the South West angle of the tower is an iron cresset, fire pan or pitch-pot, an almost unique survivor of other days. It was erected by the monks to guide wayfarers crossing Enfield Chase by night, and travellers to or from St Albans, or the north. The beacon may have been used as late as 1745 to provide an alarm to warn of the [...] [more...] [$]

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