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The architectural antiquities of Great Britain: represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections, and details, of ancient English edifices ; with historical and descriptive accounts of each (Band 5) — 1835

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BRITTON'S CHRONOLOGICAL ARCHITECTURE.

No. I.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF

ARCHITECTS AND FOUNDERS OF BUILDINGS

IN GREAT BRITAIN, DURING THE MIDDLE AGES I-THE TIMES THY RESPECTIVELY LIVED:-

THE EDIFICES THEY DESIGNED OR ERECTED:-AND REFERNCES TO AUTHORITIES.

Although the labour and care bestowed on the ensuing List have been very great, it is feared that the diligent Architectural
Antiquary may detect some errors, and complain of omissions.

j'E.Ll'RIC, Bishop of Crediton, died at the close
of the tenth century. Built part of Malmesbury
Abbey Church, Wiltshire, in the reign of Edgar:—
Gulielm. Malmesbur. de Gestis Regum Anglias.
Anglia Sacra, vol. ii. p. 33. Moffatt's History, &c.
of Malmesbury, p. 217.

Albert, Archbishop of York, lived in the eighth cen-
tury. Completed the building of York Cathedral,
which had been begun by his predecessor, Egbert,
and was destroyed by fire in 1069.—Archaeologia,
vol. iv. p. 50. Cathedral Antiquities—York, p. 28.

Alcocke (John), Bishop of Ely, died 1500. Built a
Sepulchral Chapel in Ely Cathedral; an Episcopal
Palace at Downham, in Cambridgeshire ; and is sup-
posed by Mr. Dallaway to have designed St. Mary's,
or the University Church, Cambridge, built between

1478 and 1519, except the tower--See Warren

(John).—Lysons's Magna Britannia, Cambridgeshire,
p. 178. Bentham's History of Ely, 2nd edit. p. 181.
Dallaway's Observations on English Architecture,
p. 198.

Aldkf.d, Bishop of Worcester, died 10C9. Built the
nave of the Conventual Church at Gloucester, now the
Cathedral, according to Florence of Worcester.—Dal-
laway's Obs. on Eng. Arch. p. 15, 16. Fosbrooke's
History of Gloucester, p. 159, 160. Account of
Gloucester Cathedral, published by the Society of
Antiquaries, p. 3.

Aldhln, Bishop of Durham, died 1018. Built the
first Cathedral Church at Durham.—Angl. S c. vol. i.
p. 701. Surtees's History of Durham, vol. i. Introd.
p. x.

Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln, died in 1148. Re-
built with stone the roof of Lincoln Cathedral; and
the whole edifice was afterwards rebuilt by St. Hugh
and other succeeding bishops of Lincoln. He also
built the Church of Kirkton, in Lincolnshire.—Stuke-
ley's Itinerarium Curiosum, vol. i. p. 35. Archaso-
logia, vol. iv. p. 152, and vi. p. 316.

Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, died in 1109.
Supposed to have erected the Monastery of St. Wer-
burg, at Chester.—Lysons's Magn. Britan. vol. ii.
p. 572. Godwin de Prasulibus Angliai, a Richard-
son, p. 62.

Arderne (John), clerk of the works at the building of
the Monument of Henry V. in Westminster Abbey.—
Rymer's Fcedera. Brayley's Hist, of Westminster
Abbey, vol. ii. p. 86.

Arnulf. See Ernulph.

Asheley (Hector), lived in the reign of Henry VIII.
Surveyor of buildings, employed in the erection of
Hunsdon House.—Lord Orford's Anecdotes of Paint-
ing, &c. in England, chap. v.

Audlev (Edmund), Bishop of Hereford and Salisbury,
died in 1524. Built Chantries in Hereford and Salis-
bury Cathedrals.—Leland's Itinerary, vol. viii. p. 41

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