The Student's Guide Through Lincoln's Inn

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' -- '' THE HALL. This elegant Gothic structure, which is seventy-one feet long, and thirty-two feet broad, was built in the time of Henry the Seventh, about the year 1506. The lantern was added in 6th of Edward the Sixth (1552): ...
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' -- '' THE HALL. This elegant Gothic structure, which is seventy-one feet long, and thirty-two feet broad, was built in the time of Henry the Seventh, about the year 1506. The lantern was added in 6th of Edward the Sixth (1552): the arms on the lead are those of Lacy earl of Lincoln, and of the earl of Chester, dated 1682. :,, The interior of the hall is spacious and well proportioned. At the upper end is a fine painting by Hogarth f, representingPaul before Felix;—a three-quarter portrait, with the following inscription : In 1818, the lantern, or cupola, was rebuilt; .and the lead containing, the-arms of Lincoln and Chester removed- - ,, -. ... . t Lord Wyndham, baron Finglass and chancellor of Ireland, left by his will two hundred pounds to be expended in ornamenting the I ml I ;by any., means, the treasurer and benchers should approve. Lord Mansfield,, who, had, an intimate acquaintance with, and Anno 1600. JE. 58. Glanvile, Father to Glanvile the Speaker in 1640 ;— another of the same size, inscribed thus: Anno Domini 1640. ./Etatis suae, 55. Serjeant Glanvile, Speaker to the House of Commons in the reign of King Charles the First;— and on the windows and panels around are the arms (a list of which is subjoined) of the various law dignitaries and others who were formerly membersof this society.—Here the lord chancellor has for several years held his sittings during the vacation: but since the removal of the court of chancery from Westminster Hall, in making preparations for the coronation of his present most gracious majesty, his lordship has constantly held his court here, as well during term as in the sittings after. personal esteem for, Hogarth, proposed that the two hundred pounds should be applied in the purchase of a painting by this celebra...
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  • ISBN-13: 9780217640626
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 10/14/2010
  • Pages: 36
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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