Translation for 'Westminster Abbey' from English to Russian
NOUN   Westminster Abbey | -
Вестминстерское аббатство {с}
Westminster Abbey
аббатство {с}
Нортенгерское аббатство [Джейн Остин]
Northanger Abbey [Jane Austen]
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Usage Examples English
  • In March 2001 he gave the tribute to cricketer Colin Cowdrey at his memorial service in Westminster Abbey.
  • In 1679, Blow, who had been appointed organist of Westminster Abbey 10 years before, resigned his office in favour of Purcell.
  • He received a ceremonial funeral at Westminster Abbey and was buried in Romsey Abbey in Hampshire.
  • Edward VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 20 February.
  • Throughout the Plantagenet era, an English Gothic architecture flourished, with prime examples including the medieval cathedrals such as Canterbury Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and York Minster.

  • The oldest door in England can be found in Westminster Abbey and dates from 1050.
  • In 1257–1259, coal from Newcastle upon Tyne was shipped to London for the smiths and lime-burners building Westminster Abbey.
  • In 2013, on the 50th anniversary of his death, Lewis was honoured with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.
  • In July 2002, a memorial window to Marlowe was unveiled by the Marlowe Society at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.
  • He was cremated and his ashes were buried at Westminster Abbey.

  • The "Jerusalem Chamber" is a replica of the room in Westminster Abbey in which work on the King James Version of the Bible was conducted, and it displays a collection of rare Bibles.
  • In September of the same year a memorial window lozenge was dedicated at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey The following year saw the première of Tom Stoppard's play "The Invention of Love", whose subject is the relationship between Housman and Moses Jackson.
  • On the first anniversary of Diana's death, people left flowers and bouquets outside the gates of Kensington Palace and a memorial service was held at Westminster Abbey.
  • It was sung as a hymn during the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey.
  • On 14 February 1995, Wilde was commemorated with a stained-glass window at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

  • On Christmas Day 1950, the Stone of Destiny went missing from Westminster Abbey. On April 11, 1951, the stone was found lying on the site of the Abbey's altar.
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