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" At Durham, upon the Paschal, besides six branches or candlesticks, three on each side, stood " a long piece of wood, reaching within a man's length to the uppermost vault or roof of the Church , upon which stood a great long squared taper of wax, called... "
A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture - Page 93
by John Henry Parker - 1838 - 144 pages
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British Monachism: Or, Manners and Customs of the Monks and Nuns of England

Thomas Dudley Fosbroke - Great Britain - 1843 - 451 pages
...refection. 1 At Durham, upon the Paschal, besides six branches or candlesticks, three on each side, stood " a long piece of wood, reaching within a man's...through the said roof of the Church to light the taper." Davies ; see before, ch. iv. 1 Because Christ is the acceptable year of the Lord, whose months are...
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British Monachism: Or, Manners and Customs of the Monks and Nuns of England

Thomas Dudley Fosbroke - Great Britain - 1843 - 451 pages
...refection. c At Durham, upon the Paschal, besides six branches or candlesticks, three on each side, stood " a long piece of wood, reaching within a man's...convenience through the said roof of the Church to light the taper.1' Davies ; see before, ch. iv. 11 Because Christ is the acceptable year of the Lord, whose months...
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British Monachism, Or Manners and Customs of the Monks and Nuns of England

Thomas Dudley Fosbroke - Monasticism and religious orders - 1843 - 428 pages
...refection. c At Durham, upon the Paschal, besides six branches or candlesticks, three on each side, stood " a long piece of wood, reaching within a man's length to the uppermost vault orroofof the Church, upon which stood a great long squared taper of wax, called the Paschal, having...
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Durham, Chester, Manchester

Richard John King - Cathedrals - 1869
...approach the more holy places, they might derive some comfort from the distant contemplation of them. a man's length to the uppermost vault or roof of the...esteemed to be one of the rarest monuments in England." — ' Description of the Auntient Monuments,' &c. 8 Gaufridus de Coldingham, cap. 7. ' Omisso que opere...
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Handbook to the Cathedrals of England ...

Richard John King - Cathedrals - 1903
...approach the more holy places, they might derive some comfort from the distant contemplation of them. a man's length to the uppermost vault or roof of the church, upon whirli stood a great, long squared taper of wax, called the Paschal; having a fine convenience through...
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