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" On the top of each wall are placed three ftirines or chefts, beautifully carved, painted, and gilded, with a crown on each, in which are depofited the bones of feveral of the Weft Saxon kings, bifhops, and fome later princes, who had been originally buried... "
A Description of the City, College and Cathedral of Winchester ... - Page 91
by Thomas Warton - 1750 - 108 pages
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The History and Antiquities of Winchester: Setting Forth Its Original ...

Thomas Wharton - Winchester - 1773
...with a crown on each, in which are depofited the bones of feveral of the Weft Saxon kings, bifhops, and fome later princes, who had been originally buried behind the altar, cr in different parts of the church. Theie remains were thus carefully collefted and ilepofited by...
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The Winchester Guide;: Or, a Description of the Antiquities and Curiosities ...

Winchester (England) - 1780 - 115 pages
...with a crown on each, in which are depofited the bones of feveral of the Weft Saxon kings, bifhops, and fome later princes, who had been originally buried...different parts of the church. Thefe remains were thus carefully colledted and depofited by bifhop Fox, AD 15z5. The afcent to, and area of the high altar,...
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The Natural and Artificial Wonders of the United Kingdom, Volume 1

Sir Richard Phillips - England - 1825 - 356 pages
...crown on each, in which are deposited the bones of several of the West Saxon kings, bishop, and some later princes, who had been originally buried behind the altar, or in different parts of the church. These remains were thus carefully collected and deposited by Bishop Fox, AD 1525. The ascent to and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 204

Early English newspapers - 1858
...appeared that in 1525, when Bishop Fox collected the remains of the Saxon kings and prelates, and of some later princes who had been originally buried behind the altar, or in different parts of the cathedral, and packed them by couples into the mortuary chest which stands on the walls of the choir,...
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