Hereford Cathedral: A History

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Unique in its possession of a chained library and of the Mappa Mundi, Hereford Cathedral is remarkable for its architecture, its long history and its musical tradition. Hereford Cathedral is the definitive account of its history from Anglo-Saxon times to the present, and of its architecture, fittings, musical tradition, archives and library. Substantial parts of the structure date from Norman times, but the building has been modified in many ways over the years. In the middle ages Hereford was the centre of pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Thomas Cantilupe, bishop of Hereford (d.1282). It survived the Reformation relatively intact, but was damaged during the Civil War. Its west end collapsed disastrously in 1786, leading to the renewal and reworking of the exterior by James Wyatt. Little was changed in the interior until the striking Victorian rationalisation by George Gilbert Scott.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852851941
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
  • Publication date: 7/7/2000
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Illustration Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Contributors
Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
1 Diocese and Cathedral before 1056 3
2 Athelstan to Aigueblanche, 1056-1268 21
3 The Later Middle Ages, 1268-1535 48
4 Reformation to Restoration, 1535-1660 87
5 Restoration to Reform, 1660-1832 109
6 From Victorian to Modern Times, 1832-1982 156
7 The Closing Years of the Second Millennium 184
8 The Architectural History of the Medieval Cathedral Church 203
9 The Architectural History of the Cathedral since the Reformation 241
10 The Restoration of the Modern Cathedral 286
11 The Close and its Buildings 293
12 The New Library Building 311
13 The Stained Glass 314
14 The Medieval Tombs and the Shrine of Saint Thomas Cantilupe 322
15 The Brasses and Other Minor Monuments 331
16 The Decorative Ironwork 336
17 The Bells 342
18 The Woodwork 345
19 The Post-Reformation Tombs 350
20 Music before 1300 363
21 Music and Liturgy, 1300-1600 375
22 Music and Liturgy since 1600 398
23 The College of Vicars Choral 441
24 The Three Choirs Festival 461
25 The Organs 470
26 The Ornaments: The Textiles 493
27 The Ornaments: The Plate 500
28 The Library 511
29 The Hereford Gospels 536
30 The Archives 544
31 Mappa Mundi 557
32 The Cathedral School before the Reformation 565
33 The Cathedral School since the Reformation 579
34 St. Ethelbert's Hospital, Hereford 599
35 St. Katherine's Hospital, Ledbury 610
36 The Present and the Future 628
App. 1 The Constitution of Hereford Cathedral in the Thirteenth Century 633
App. 2 Office Holders at Hereford Cathedral since 1300 637
App. 3 Cathedral Charities 649
Glossary 650
Index 652
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