Windsor Castle: Order of the Garter, William of Wykeham, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157457237

Published: August 16th 2011

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46 pages


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Windsor Castle: Order of the Garter, William of Wykeham, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales  by  Books LLC

Windsor Castle: Order of the Garter, William of Wykeham, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales by Books LLC
August 16th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 46 pages | ISBN: 9781157457237 | 5.68 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Order of the Garter, William of Wykeham, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Wedding of Charles, Prince ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Order of the Garter, William of Wykeham, Dean and Canons of Windsor, Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Camilla Parker Bowles, St. Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle, Jeffry Wyattville, 1992 Windsor Castle fire, Choir of St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle, Constables and Governors of Windsor Castle, The Society of the Friends of St Georges and Descendants of the Knights of the Garter, St Georges School, Windsor Castle, Security of Windsor Castle, Archaeology of Windsor Castle, Queen Marys Dolls House, Dean of Windsor, Historical monographs relating to St.

Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle, Household Cavalry Regiment, Military Knights of Windsor, Royal Librarian, The Waterloo Chamber, Governor of the Military Knights of Windsor, Windsor Castle Royal Tattoo, Victoria Barracks, Windsor Castle, Waterloo ceremony, Combermere Barracks, Fendersmith.

Excerpt: Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and its architecture. The original castle was built after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I it has been used by a succession of monarchs and is the longest-occupied palace in Europe.

The castles lavish, early 19th-century State Apartments are architecturally significant, described by art historian Hugh Roberts as a superb and unrivalled sequence of rooms widely regarded as the finest and most complete expression of later Georgian taste.

The castle includes the 15th-century St Georges Chapel, considered by historian John Robinson to be one of the supreme achievements of English Perpendicular Gothic design. More than five hundred people live and work in Windsor, making it the largest inhabited castle in the world. Originally designed to protect Norman dominanc...



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