528.—Prior Rahere’s Tomb.details

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528.—Prior Rahere’s Tomb.

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An elaborate gothick tomb in St. Bartholomew’s Priory.

The tomb of Rahere is also in the choir, but it is of somewhat later date than the priory. Nothing so exquisitely beautiful in sculpture as that work with its recumbent effigy and attending monks and angels, its fretted canopies and niches and finials, had yet burst upon old England when Rahere died (Fig. 528). The very perfect state in which it now appears is owing to Prior Bolton, who restored it in the

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