This is the mother church of Anglicism. As you enter, nothing prepares you for her lofty grace. When we are asked “Which is your favourite cathedral?” ‘Canterbury’ is a tempting answer.
The early Gothic quire’s timorous transition from the Romanesque is hard to detect. Work here began in earnest after Becket’s martyrdom; the subsequent veneration of Becket made the cathedral a place of pilgrimage and attracted wealth as a result.
|a place of pilgrimage|
An extract from English Cathedrals: A journey in drawings is an affectionate voyage around the country capturing on paper the wonder of these very special places. Now out! - Order here http://bit.ly/2tbCoE