Parish Church Treasures: The Nation's Greatest Art Collection

Parish Church Treasures: The Nation's Greatest Art Collection

by John Goodall, Paul Barker

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ISBN-13: 9781472917645
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/08/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 221 MB
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About the Author

Dr John Goodall is an award-winning author and Architectural Editor of Country Life, responsible for the celebrated articles on country houses that feature in the magazine each week. Previously a researcher and historian at English Heritage (where he was involved in the re-launch of their guidebook series and worked on several flagship exhibitions), he has been involved in various television series on history and architecture, including BBC1's The Way We Built Britain (2007), presented by David Dimbleby.

Paul Barker is one of the UK's leading architectural photographers and has illustrated many books including Simon Jenkins' England's Thousand Best Churches (1999) and the publication accompanying David Dimbleby's BBC1 architectural series How We Built Britain (2007). Recently he has been the author and photographer of three books which celebrate the architectural merits of three great cities: Liverpool, Dublin and Leeds.
John Goodall is architectural editor of Country Life, responsible for the magazine's celebrated weekly articles on country houses. He is the author of two award-winning books, most recently The English Castle (2011).
Paul Barker is one of the UK's leading architectural and interior photographers, who has, for over twenty years, contributed regularly to Country Life.

Table of Contents

Map 6

Introduction 10

1 Inheritance, Before the Year AD 1000 14

2 Genesis, 1000-1199 32

3 The Church Triumphant, 1200-1399 56

4 The Late Medieval Parish, 1400-1535 88

5 The Tudor Reformation, 1536-1603 126

6 Protestant England, 1603-1699 144

7 The Anglican Church, 1700-1799 184

8 Revival and Renewal, 1800-1899 214

9 The Twentieth Century and the Millennium, 1900 to the Present 256

Acknowledgements 288

Bibliography 289

Index 291

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