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    Beautiful Architecture: Reims Cathedral

    By the early 13th century, elements of the Gothic style were being used in a fully co-ordinated way in French cathedral architecture. Windows with bar tracery were probably used for the first time by the master builder, Jean d’Orbais, who combined them with flying buttresses in a distinctly Gothic way in the east end of Reims Cathedral, site of the coronations of the kings of France since the fifth century.

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    The greatest glory of the royal cathedral at Reims is to be found on the outside, particularly on the magnificent west front, built by Bernard de Soissons between about 1255 and 1290.

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