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Salisbury Cathedral: effigy of William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury, in the south transept

RIBA Ref No RIBA26922
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CitySalisbury
Subject Date1230
Image Date1950
ViewInterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CAT/827 (ES5266)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectTombs ; Cathedrals ; Decorative stonework ; Sculpture ; RIBA Journal ; Magazines and Periodicals ; Arcades
NOTES: The cathedral was built between 1220 and 1258. The chapter house was built between 1263 and1284. The tower and the spire were completed by c.1330. William Longspee (c.1173-1226) was the illegitimate son of Henry II and notable for having brought the Magna Carta to Salisbury. He was the first person known to be buried in the cathedral.
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