REIMS CATHEDRAL in Reims, France (one of the most famous and influential of all medieval cathedrals, best known as the coronation church of 25 Kings of France beginning in 1223 with King Louis VIII the Lion)
excelsior-praeteritum: ENGLISH GOTHIC: Fan vaulting, The chapter house of the Salisbury Cathedral holds England’s Magna Carta. Look for the location of this small building in the photo of the whole abbey complex. Edited photo by me.
Christ on the cross and the scissor arches of Wells Cathedral. During the century the central supports of the crossing (the junction of a Cathedral's four arms) were found to be sinking. In 1338 Bishop Ralph (stop sniggering at the back) of Salisb