The Cathedral Wing



Canterbury Cathedral


Above, a view of Canterbury Cathedral. At right, a 15th century depiction of the death of St. Thomas a Becket. Below, steps leading to the chapel which held Becket's shrine, worn smooth by the knees of pilgrims.

Sources: Top and bottom
images in J. Keates and
A. Hornak, Canterbury
Summerfield, 1980),
pp. 92-93 and 44.
Center image in Paul
Anbinder, ed., Renaissance
Painting in Manuscripts
(New York: Hudson Hill,
1983), p. 24.