1st Edition

Medieval Art, Architecture & Archaeology at Canterbury

By Alixe Bovey Copyright 2013
    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book argues that Robert Willis's presentations were fundamental to the format of British Archaeological Association meetings and to the creation of medieval architectural history. It discusses the background to his study of Canterbury in terms of his own research.


    ALEXANDRINA BUCHANAN ‘Complete, thorough and undeniable’: Robert Willis and The Architectural History of Canterbury Cathedral

    RICHARD GEM The Rebuilding of Canterbury Cathedral by Archbishop Wulfred (805–32)

    HELEN GITTOS Sources for the Liturgy of Canterbury Cathedral in the Central Middle Ages

    T.A.HESLOP St Anselm and the Visual Arts at Canterbury Cathedral, 1093–1109

    PETER FERGUSSON The Entry Complex at the Cathedral Priory

    PETER DRAPER Recent Interpretations of the Late-12th-Century Rebuilding of the East End of Canterbury Cathedral and its Historical Context

    COSTANZA CIPOLLARO AND VERONIKA DECKER Shaping a Saint’s Identity: The Imagery of Thomas Becket in Medieval Italy

    NICOLA COLDSTREAM The Nova Opera of Prior Henry of Eastry

    LAURA CLEAVER The Monks’ Library at Christ Church Canterbury c. 1180–c. 1250

    JEFFREY WEST The Romanesque Screen at Canterbury Cathedral Reconsidered

    JANE GEDDES The Ferramenta of the Oculi at Canterbury Cathedral

    TOBY HUITSON The Mystery of the So-Called ‘Old Bakery’ Chamber above St Anselm’s Chapel, Canterbury Cathedral

    LESLEY MILNER The Canterbury vestiarium: Why Did it Combine the Roles of Treasury and Cemetery Arch?

    HEATHER GILDERDALE SCOTT The Royal Window (c. 1485) at Canterbury Cathedral and the Magnificat Window (c. 1500) at Great Malvern Priory (Worcs.): Dynastic Rivalry in Late Medieval England?

    FRANCIS WOODMAN Kinship and Architectural Patronage in Late Medieval Canterbury: The Hollands, the Lady Chapel and the Empty Tomb

    JULIAN LUXFORD The Great Gate of St Augustine’s Abbey: Architecture and Context

    MICHAEL MICHAEL ‘Vere hortus noster deliciarum est Anglia’: John of Thanet, the Madonna Master and a Fragment of English Medieval Embroidery


    Alixe Bovey is a Canadian medieval art historian and head of research at the Courtauld Institute of Art, a college of the University of London.