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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Each corse lay flat, lifeless and flat, And, by the holy rood! A man all light, a seraph-man, On every corse there stood.
We have worked with Holy Rood High School and Craigroyston High School and have hosted 685 students and 120 staff alongside 24 organisations in Edinburgh and aim to grow this.
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.
Moreover, twen(e) can be found in one South-Western text, i.e., Holy rood (1175) and in two Northern manuscripts of one text, i.e., Cursor mundi (1400).
Funeral service will take place at The Church of Holy Rood, Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, GL7 5RY on Saturday Jan 18 at 12 noon.
It takes its name from a relic of the True Cross or Holy rood. 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 2.30 p.m.
TWO celebrated supplicants attended 11am Mass at Holy Rood Church, in central Watford, yesterday.