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FERETORY (from Lat. feretrum, a bier,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 270 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FERETORY (from Lat. feretrum, a bier, from ferre, to bear), in architecture, the enclosure or chapel within which the " fereter " shrine, or tomb (as in Henry VII.'s chapel), was placed.
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