I could write fifty posts about them and I probably will write a few but the first thing I noticed about them is how many dead people are buried IN the churches. In the floor, in the walls, it's really pretty ick if you dwell on it. But that's how they rolled. And of course, the grandeur of one's tomb was very important to one's own grandeur.
14th C, covered in carved graffiti! Salisbury
Tudor Maximalism in Salisbury. It's great that they have painted it up as it would have been.
So there you go, 1000 years of interment trends.