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Some examples of the Romanesque style are the Augsburg figures mentioned previously, c. 1120; parts of an Ascension scene from Le Mans Cathedral, c. 1140; the Great Crucifixion from Poitiers Cathedral, c. 1165-70; the facade windows and La Belle Verriere from Chartres Cathedral, c. 1150; and, at the end of the era, the great figures in the choir clerestories of Canterbury Cathedral, c. 1200. Working from her studio in the Somerset, UK Emily Jane is a designer and dressmaker who creates unique made to measure Medieval Wedding Dresses and fantasy Wedding dresses for brides all over the world.

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