He was buried in Westminster Abbey at the foot of Shakespeare's statue with imposing solemnities.
In 1052 he joined the emperor at Pressburg, and vainly sought to secure the submission of the Hungarians; and at Regensburg, Bamberg and Worms the papal presence was marked by various ecclesiastical solemnities.
Every great event in the life of a Hindu seems to be regarded as leading up to and bearing on these solemnities.
Very different were the solemnities which attended the creation of a knight when the complete procedure was observed.
At the close of the jubilee, the special doorway is again built up with appropriate solemnities.