Tag: South Quire Aisle

The Missing Bishop

A small chapel, built during the 1490s, is annexed to the west end of the south quire aisle of St George’s Chapel. It is known as the Oliver King Chapel. But where is its founder, Bishop Oliver King? This simple ...

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40 Days of Pardon

In the South Quire Aisle of St George’s Chapel, there are two recesses opposite one another. Below the one on the north side of the aisle is carved an inscription, with the letters delineated in black. It reads as follows: ...

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An interesting find

Hanging in the Ambulatory is a tapestry depicting Christ and 2 disciples at Emmaus. According to an article in The Times, 20 August 1888, this tapestry had been recently found in the Chapter Library, cleaned and hung in the choir ...

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Edward III’s sword

The two-handed sword of Edward III which can be seen in the Chapel hanging in the South Quire Aisle is an impressive reminder of the founder of the College and the Order of the Garter. 6 foot 8 inches long ...

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The King's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.