Lady chapel


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Lady chapel

A major chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary, on the axis of a church at its east end.
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Religious Attractions: In addition to the Lady Chapel stands the Abbey Church, worth visiting for its baroque architecture.
"Father Abbot," he said, "I hope I have your approval, for I found out that Brother Juggler has been taking the donkey into the Lady Chapel and I told him he should not bring animals into the church." Father Abbot sighed inwardly but he was a wise man so he said "I appreciate what you have done, but until I announce this to our brothers, you must say nothing to anybody about this." Well, Brother Busybody was very downcast at this, but he had no choice but to obey.
The following year, Liverpool Cathedral - which commemorates Kitty in a stained glass window in its Lady Chapel as "helper of the poor", alongside other noble women of the city - launched a new series of Kitty Wilkinson-themed tours of the Cathedral, the aim being to interweave the history of the Cathedral with the story of this truly remarkable woman.
Their 315 exhibits, displayed in the church's side aisles and Lady Chapel, included the work of 23 artists exhibiting for the first time.
In 1934 the base of the tower was ingeniously converted into a Lady Chapel. The elegant arched timber font cover, in memory of Gurney's mother, was installed in 1933 after many revisions so that baptisms could be conducted safely.
A Palace spokesman said that, in order to "ease the Queen's comfort", the heir to the throne stepped in to make the offering of the precious metals in the Abbey's Lady Chapel of King Henry VII.
Just PS300,000 is now needed to reach the target of PS3.7 million required for the task of repairing and restoring stonework, as well as conserving the renaissance glass of the Lady Chapel.
This is vital - especially at locations such as Lumley Castle, St Mary's and the Lady Chapel - as all are still used by the public and are popular North East landmarks."
Finally, Miss Hebble uses black and white to offer a different take on Liverpool Cathedral''s Lady Chapel, bringing out some of the geometry it would be easy to miss.
Last year they used the money to repaint the lady chapel - a small room used for worship and meetings.
It was moved to the Lady Chapel of Wells Cathedral in 1895, and then in 1999 to the newly restored nave of Ewenny Priory Church.
A raffle and a tombola will help raise funds towards refurbishing St Margaret's Lady Chapel.