[Bell Historians] Re: bells in Canterbury during Chaucer's time?
aaspland at wk-33zlaxa9LwsGuORLjaKVZ8Xu2lAFmwk3h8qrOHPgYiQMA2ZMQV5JREca_pxIyk0OcwWBhxJaGnIN5ZXc.yahoo.invalid
Mon Jan 22 16:07:04 GMT 2007
The word "clock" derives from the french "cloche" which simply means bell.
If you have a dial but no bell so you have to look at it to tell the time
then you have a "watch". The horologists tend to call such a thing a
from what i have seen clocks in medieval times where not clocks as we
know them today. they did not have hands and faces just a means of
ringing the bell or bells.
if you go to salisbury cathedral website there is a good picture of a
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