John Thirsk


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(fl. 1420–d. 1452).

English master-mason. He worked at Westminster Abbey, notably on the nave, and designed the beautiful Chantry Chapel of King Henry V (reigned 1413–22) as well as the great altar-screen (completed 1441). In 1449 he was appointed Master-Mason at Windsor Castle.

J. Harvey (1987)

Subjects: Architecture.

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