Invariably the most impressive monuments in the cathedral were the tombs of the bishops or archbishops. Bishops were buried inside their cathedrals, and over time the laity began to claim similar privileges. Closeness to the site of the performance of the Mass and the presence of the Eucharist was highly prized. Such ideas reflect on Margery Kempe's hard-won dispensation to pray in the choir area of her parish church (ch. 57, 4671-73).  She further mentions experiencing a dream/vision in the choir (ch. 85, 6992-7010) and rushing in to pray before the Sacrament after learning of the illness of Master Aleyn (ch. 70, 5695-96).  (Viollet-le-Duc, Architecture 9:55: Limoges)

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