Sentence Examples


  • In the years1471-1472to 1474 Waynflete was largely engaged in completing the church, now called chapel, at Eton, his glazier supplying the windows, and he contracted on the 15th of August 1475 for the rood-loft to be made on one side "like to the rode lofte in Bishop Wykeham's college at Winchester," and on the other like that "of the college of St Thomas of Acres in London."
  • The rood was carried either on a transverse beam, the " rood beam," or by a gallery, the " rood loft."
  • In England rood lofts do not appear to have been introduced before the 14th century, and were not common till the 15th.
  • Persia); the time of Zoroaster and Vishtaspa may therefore be put at c. rood B.C.
  • St Michael's, the parish church, has a striking Perpendicular tower, an arch of carved oak dividing its nave and chancel, a magnificent rood-loft, and a 13th-century monument doubtfully described as the tomb of Bracton, the famous lawyer, whose birthplace, according to local tradition, was Bratton Court in the vicinity.