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The former tomb, Flete, 106; for the singing-men’s lectern (le deske), which was repaired in 1489–90, WAM 23262; and for choir seating in collegiate and monastic churches, Harper, Western Liturgy, 36–8. 110 WAM 6389**, cited in Westlake ii, 358; and for the tomb-lists, Harvey, Estates, 366–9. 111 For the first reference to the new image, see WAM 23214; for the representation of St Mary Magdalen at Langham’s tomb, Westlake i, 125; and for the many-faceted devotion to this saint in the middle ages, G.

Above, 7. WAM 23179. The bout of illness mentioned in these accounts. from which the warden recuperated at Paddington, probably explains the appointment of a subwarden in these years and the choice of Gilbert Ravel, a senior monk, for the post. Pearce, Monks, 147–8, 158. e. 16%) had to our knowledge served previously as precentor or would do so later. , 195–6, 203; each, but especially that relating to the precentor, has gaps. Below, 47–9. 73 For the next three years, he served concurrently as warden of the Lady chapel and sacrist and thus had responsibility for every altar in the abbey church, as well as the shrine, the abbey’s large collection of relics, and extensive properties in London and Westminster.

37 In the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, the offerings at the shrine of St Edward which the abbey sacrist recorded in his accounts year by year were, in sum, small – too small for it to seem at all likely on the basis of this evidence that any relic kept there was 31 Customary ii, xviii, 73. For the loan to Philippa of Hainault, Edward III’s queen, in 1338 and again in 32 33 34 35 36 37 1354, see N. Vincent, The Holy Blood: King Henry III and the Westminster Blood Relic, Cambridge 2001, 169–70.

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