holy rood


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holy rood

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1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a cross or crucifix, esp one placed upon the rood screen in a church
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (often capital) the cross on which Christ was crucified
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Now Finn, of Holy Rood Court, Belle Vue, Middlesbrough, has appeared at Teesside Magistrates' Court where he admitted theft.
Royal Navy veteran Palmer carried out the attacks between 1975 and 1976 while working as an assistant curate at Holy Rood church in Stubbington, Hampshire, where he ran a youth group.
The First Minister wants Holy rood to take responsibility for all tax and spending, which would mean an end to the block grant from Westminster.
Richard served the abbey as community cook; retreat house cook; tailor and presser for the abbey's vestment workshop, The Holy Rood Guild and, owing to his beautifully melodic voice, as a member of the abbey's schola cantorum.
Holy rood (1175) and in two Northern manuscripts of one text, i.
The fragment of that Holy rood was brought to Ireland by the Plantagenet Queen, Isabella of Angouleme around 1233.
The funeral service will be held at The Church of The Holy Rood, Packington on Tuesday 1st May at 2.
TWO celebrated supplicants attended 11am Mass at Holy Rood Church, in central Watford, yesterday.
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The Funeral will take place at Holy Rood Church, Stubbington village, Hampshire, 11.
Kilpeck in Herefordshire is an Angevin union of pagan and Christian imagery; Long Melford in Suffolk and Fairford in Gloucestershire are radiant theatres of active faith; Ludham in Norfolk reveals the dead hand of the State taking over from God with its canvas of the Holy Rood reversed to carry the Arms of Elizabeth I; Patrishow in Brecon is symbolic of piety standing its ground; Abbey Dore, Herefordshire, is the beaut), of holiness, and rum repaired; Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire, represents negative Puritanism; Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, shows High Church defiance; Mildenhall in Wiltshire is the Age of Reason playing at Gothick fun; and lastly, at Highnam, just outside Gloucester, the Oxford Movement delivers the real forms of medieval faith a second time.
Known as the Fair of the Holy Rood, it was held for the last time 52 years ago.