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ante-chapel

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

Part of a chapel situated at its west end, like transepts, serving as a volume before the chapel proper, e.g. Magdalen and Merton College Chapels, Oxford.

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beam

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Biblical Studies.

Squared timbers were used to support a flat Palestinian roof. In Jesus' parable of Luke 6: 41 REB uses ‘plank’ for AV ‘beam’, but ‘log’ of NRSV is misleading for English readers.

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Beauclerk, James

William Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 827 words.

Beauclerk, James (1709–1787), bishop of Hereford, was born at Windsor, the seventh surviving son of Charles Beauclerk, first duke of St Albans (1670–1726), illegitimate offspring of Charles...

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Castillo, John

W. E. A. Axon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 394 words.

Castillo, John (1792–1845), stonemason, poet, and preacher, was born at Rathfarnham, near Dublin. When he was two or three years old his parents, who were Roman Catholics, emigrated to...

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certosa

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

Carthusian monastery in Italy.

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Cox, John Charles

Bernard Nurse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Christianity; Architecture; Art Education. 1199 words.

Cox, John Charles (1843–1919), antiquary and ecclesiologist, was born on 29 March 1843 at Parwich, Derbyshire, the sixth of the seven children of Revd Edward Cox (1802–1869) and Anna...

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Ferris, Benjamin

H. Larry Ingle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 950 words.

Ferris, Benjamin (07 August 1780–09 November 1867), surveyor and Quaker leader, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Ziba Ferris, a cabinetmaker, and Edith Sharpless. Part of an...

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hearse

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Christianity.

1 A triangular frame on a stand, holding fifteen candles, formerly used at Tenebrae.

2 Various funeral furnishings, now usually the car bearing the coffin.

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McCoy, Isaac

Yasuhide Kawashima.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Architecture; Native American History; World History; Religion and Education. 1339 words.

McCoy, Isaac (13 June 1784–21 June 1846), Baptist missionary, surveyor, and U.S. Indian agent, was born near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, the son of William McCoy, a clergyman. His mother’s...

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Micklethwaite, John Thomas

Paul Waterhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity; Architecture; Art Education. 1169 words.

Micklethwaite, John Thomas (1843–1906), architect and ecclesiologist, was born at Rishworth House, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 3 May 1843, the son of James Micklethwaite of Hopton, Mirfield,...

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