ed from the time of Edward the Confessor to the present, and many of them are buried there.
The present church is mainly the work of Henry III.
（1220-69) and Henry VII., who laid the corner-stone of the chapel which bears his name, Jan. 24, 1502.
The western towers were rebuilt by George I. and George II.
The share of America in Westminster Abbey.
The following article was written by the Venerable F. W. Farrar, D. D., Archdeacon of Westminster (now Dean of Canterbury):
Westminster Abbey is most frequently entered by the great northern door, usually known as Solomon's Porch.
I will, however, ask the courteous American visitor to walk through St. Margaret's church-yard, and round the western facade of the Abbey, and to enter by the door under Sir Christopher Wren's towers.
Pass through the western door, and pause for a moment
Where bubbles burst, and folly's dancing foam Melts if it cross the threshold. Of all the glory of this symbolic arc