The Pillars of the Earth - Part 6: 1170 - 1174 Summary & Analysis

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Part 6: 1170 - 1174 Summary

Chapter 17: Fifteen years later, the town of Kingsbridge has grown tremendously and continues to grow. It has long since outgrown its original wall, and a new wall has been built to contain the furious growth. Already, new homes are springing up outside the new wall as well. On Easter Sunday, William Hamleigh, the sheriff of Shiring, rides onto the paved streets of Kingsbridge. He burns with envy to see that Kingsbridge has become a greater city than Shiring ever was. He halts his horse to survey the breathtaking cathedral, now complete. "The immensely tall nave was supported by a row of graceful flying buttresses. The west end had three huge porticos, like giants' doorways, and rows of tall, slender, pointed windows above, flanked by slim towers. [...] There had never been a building like this anywhere in England." (pg. 915) The inside of the church, packed with...

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