Michael of Canterbury

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Michael of Canterbury (fl. 1275 – 1321) was an English gothic architect responsible for work at Canterbury Cathedral and St Stephen's Chapel, at the Palace of Westminster.[1] He also designed the Cheapside Eleanor Cross.

Harvey (1950) credits Master Michael with the innovation of using the ogee arch in gothic architecture, having a wide influence on French Flamboyant gothic and English Perpendicular.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael of Canterbury - Answers.com
  2. ^ Harvey, John (1950). The Gothic World. Batsford.