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Knighthood.......

Monk Bar (in York) dates from the early fourteenth century. Built with four storeys the Bar is the tallest of the four Bars and could well of operated as a self contained    fortress. As with Bootham Bar it still has it's portcullis                The Bar currently houses a museum dedicated to the infamous (some would say) King Richard III

Monk Bar (in York) dates from the early fourteenth century. The Bar currently houses a museum dedicated to the infamous (some would say) King Richard III

The Means of Communication issue of Lapham’s Quarterly contains a fabulous collection of complains and marginal notes by the monks assigned to copy manuscripts in the era before the printing press. With their bitchy complaints—“I am very cold,” “Oh, my hand”—they insert themselves into the holy texts and often, in the process, disrupt the sanctity of the words they’re supposedly copying: “Now I’ve written the whole thing: for Christ’s sake give me a drink.”

real complaints medieval monks scribbled in the margins of illuminated manuscripts. These days the margin notes might include complaints about processing speeds and bandwidth.

I Did A Photoshoot In A Real-Life Disney Library – Admont Abbey | Bored Panda

I Did A Photoshoot In A Real-Life Disney Library – Admont Abbey

Disney-style photoshoot by photographer Benjamin Von Wong in the largest monastic library in the world at Admont Abbey, Austria

The Monk Bar, York in England was built in the early 14th century. The current gatehouse was built on the site of the Roman gate

The Monk Bar, York, England, UK - built in the early century. The current gatehouse was built on the site of the Roman gate

The remarkable York Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in all of Northern Europe, and one of the world's most beautiful Gothic buildings...  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/england/yorkshire/york/sights/religious/york-minster#ixzz3QnA1wEXo

The remarkable York Minster is the largest medieval cathedral in all of Northern Europe, and one of the world's most beautiful Gothic buildings.

St Marys Abbey ruins in  sunset, York, England

St Marys Abbey ruins in sunset, York, England. The Abbey of St Mary is a ruined Benedictine abbey in York, England and a Grade I listed building.

Micklegate Bar - An Ancient Entrance to the City of York -Micklegate Bar is, by…

Pictures of York England - A Gem of a City

Lived here in the Hard not to fall in love with this beautiful city. Micklegate Bar is one of the four main gatehouses that provide entry to the walled City of York in England. Bootham Bar, Monk Bar and Walmgate Bar.

York Minster, York, England | Chin Yong

York Minster ~ York, England by Chin Yong. With Phaedra Patrick in The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper.

Walmgate Bar, York, UK is the South Eastern gate to the city

The Bible College Coffee Shop and Library is in this gate. Walmgate Bar, York, UK is the South Eastern gate to the city

a l b i o n • | t h e • k i n g ' s • e n g l a n d | York

bonitavista: York, England photo via jan The Gothic architecture loomed through the heavy fog, lording over the village and all its dark secrets….

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