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 Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, Greater London, England



Latitude: 51.4994457, Longitude: -0.128498
Westminster Abbey

Edward the Confessor's major building project of his reign, Westminster Abbey was the first Norman Romanesque church in England. This was commenced between 1042 and 1052 as a royal burial church, consecrated on 28 December 1065, completed after his death in about 1090, and demolished in 1245 to make way for Henry III's new building, which still stands. It was very similar to Jumièges Abbey, which was built at the same time. Robert of Jumièges must have been closely involved in both buildings, although it is not clear which is the original and which the copy.
Edward does not appear to have been interested in books and its associated arts, but his Abbey played a vital role in the development of English Romanesque architecture, and shows that he was an innovating and generous patron of the church.


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Shrine of Edward the Confessor
Shrine of Edward the Confessor
Westminster Abbey 
  Latitude: 51.4994457, Longitude: -0.128498  Edward the Confessor, King of England (d. 5 Jan 1066)
Thomas Bromley memorial in Westminster Abbey
Thomas Bromley memorial in Westminster Abbey
  Latitude: 51.4998, Longitude: -0.1274  Thomas Bromley (d. 11 Apr 1587)

All Burials - Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England

 #   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Died/Buried   Person ID   Tree ID   Tree 
1. Edward I King of England 1272-1307   d. 7 Jul 1307I2688  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
2. Edward III King of England 1327-1377   bur. Aft 21 Jun 1377I2684  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
3. Edward the Confessor King of England   bur. Aft 5 Jan 1066I2877  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
4. Henry III Duke of Normandy (1216-1259) King of England (1216-1272)   bur. 20 Nov 1272I2690  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
5. Henry V King of England 1413-1422   d. 31 Aug 1422I1686  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
6. Bromley, Sir Thomas   bur. Aft 11 Apr 1587I2277  rr_tree  Roy~Royes 
7. Crouchback, Edmund 1st Earl of Leicester and Lancaster   bur. 15 Jul 1296I2733  rr_tree  Roy~Royes