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" And the master, perceiving that he derived no benefit from the physicians, gave up the work, and crossing the sea, returned to his home in France. And another succeeded him in the charge of the works ; William by name, English by nation, small in body,... "
Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ... - Page 49
by Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - 1893 - 483 pages
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The Architectural History of Canterbury Cathedral

Robert Willis - Cathedrals - 1845 - 141 pages
...returned to his home in France. And another succeeded him in the charge of the works ; William by name, English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest. He in the summer of the fifth year finished the cross on each side, that is, the south and the north,...
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A critical dissertation on professor Willis's 'Architectural history of ...

Charles Sandys - 1846 - 62 pages
...physicians, gave up the work and another succeeded him in the charge of the works, William by name, English by nation, small in body; but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." (p. 51.) SECT. 6. — " The Entry into the New Choir" AD 1180 ^ne monks entered the New Choir on Easter...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 2

Archaeology - 1846
...IIM--"Mthe work, and crossing the sea, returned to his home in France. And WILLIS 8 CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL. English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." p. 51. The Early English work is therefore the work of William the Englishman, not of William of Sens...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 2

Archaeology - 1846
...the work, and crossing the sea, returned to his home in France. And WILLIS S CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL. English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acuti; and honest." p. 51. The Early English work is therefore the work of William the Englishman,...
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A History of Ecclesiastical Architecture in England

George Ayliffe Poole - Church architecture - 1848 - 415 pages
...returned to his home in France. And another succeeded him in the charge of his works; William by name, English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute, and honest. He, in the summer of the fifth year (AD 1179), finished the cross on each side, that is, the south...
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An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture

John Henry Parker - Architecture, Gothic - 1849 - 240 pages
...of the credit however must belong to his successor, who is described by Gervase as "William by name, English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." As this is the earliest and the best authenticated account of the change of style which we possess,...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 11

1864
...building was due to tho famous architect called " English William," of whom we are told that ho was small in body, but "in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." Some centuries elapsed before it assumed its present form, and it bears tho impress of the different...
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An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture

John Henry Parker - Architectural, Medieval - 1861 - 251 pages
...the credit, however, must belong to his successor, who is described by Gervase as " William by name, English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." As was frequently the ease, the pupil was in advance of his master; but William of Sens was much restricted...
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Chichester, Canterbury, Rochester

Richard John King - 1861
...was compelled to return to France. Another William succeeded him as master architect, " English hy nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." Under the care of English "William the choir and eastern buildings beyond it were completed in 1184,...
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An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture, from the ...

Thomas Rickman, John Henry Parker - 1862
...the credit, however, must belong to his successor, who is described by Gervase as " William by name, English by nation, small in body, but in workmanship of many kinds acute and honest." As was frequently the case, the pupil was in advance of his master ; but William of Sens was much restricted...
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