Origin of sexpartite
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The Vaulting is generally simple, and acute, and usually of the quadripartite or sexpartite form.The Seven Periods of English Architecture|Edmund Sharpe
Like most of the larger XII-century churches, the sexpartite system of vaulting was used.
Normandys invention of the sexpartite vault came about, thinks M. Anthyme Saint-Paul, through her predilection for multiple lines.
By the addition of a sexpartite vaulting the much-discussed Lombard alternate piers were no longer inconsequent.
Groin vaults were persisted in simultaneously with diagonals, and the sexpartite vault used long after the north had dropped it.