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Essay heading: Chartres Cathedral
 
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Written by: Chris FitzGerald
Date added: July 1, 2009
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At this time, churches were being built in Northern France at ever increasing height, with Laon at 24 metres, Notre dame de Paris at 32 metres and Notre dame de Chartres at 35 metres. (See Kleiner et al 2001: 493) The funds to build this enormous cathedral came partly from the laity, many of whom wanted to see a fitting place for the housing of the cloak of the Virgin...
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(See Kleiner et al 2001: 493) The funds to build this enormous cathedral came partly from the laity, many of whom wanted to see a fitting place for the housing of the cloak of the Virgin. Many people came to worship the objects connected with religious figures, called relics, that were stored in cathedrals through Europe during the Middle Ages...
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