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Henry VII.'s Chapel, South Aisle

Henry VII.'s Chapel, South Aisle

Photographer: Harrington, John

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: J/10350.h.10

Item number: 24

Length: 17.2

Width: 11.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Interior of the Lady chapel built by Henry VII at Westminster Abbey from 1503-1519.

"The Aisles of the Lady Chapel are 62 feet 5 inches in length and 17 feet 2 inches in breadth. This South Aisle contains the recumbent effigy of Margaret, Countess of Lennox, who died A.D. 1577; the cinque cento tomb with recumbent effigy of the ill-fated Mary Queen of Scots, who was buried here in 1587; and the recumbent effigy in bronze of Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, A.D. 1509. Charles II., William III., Queens Mary and Anne, &c., were also buried here."

Descriptive letterpress by John Harrington of Brighton from the book 'The Abbey and Palace of Westminster'

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