Saturday, 17 September 2016

St. Thomas Becket and the Magic Stone

Or the ring of the King of France known as the Régale de France.
A gemstone, ruby cabochon .

It was given by Louis VII to the Shrine of Becket


References

George Frederick Kunz (2012). Rings for the Finger. Courier Corporation. pp. 182–. ISBN 978-0-486-14424-5.

Eiríkr Magnússon (2012). Thómas Saga Erkibyskups: A Life of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Icelandic. Cambridge University Press. pp. 476–. ISBN 978-1-108-04921-4.

https://archive.org/stream/thmassagaerkiby01magngoog#page/n492/mode/2up

https://archive.org/stream/b24875892#page/74/mode/2up



Sarah Blick; Laura Deborah Gelfand (2011). Push Me, Pull You: Imaginative, Emotional, Physical, and Spatial Interaction in Late Medieval and Renaissance Art. BRILL. ISBN 90-04-20573-X
2. Votives, Images, Interaction And Pilgrimage To The Tomb And Shrine Of St. Thomas Becket, Canterbury Cathedral by Sarah Blick Link - Academia.Edu

Edward Herbert Baron Herbert of Cherbury (1740). The Life and Reign of King Henry VIII.: Together with a General History of Those Times. Booksellers in town and country. pp. 376–. 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbuncle_(gemstone)

http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=evans&book=kings&story=ring

https://archive.org/stream/TheMagicAndScienceOfJewelsAndStones/kozminsky-i-magic-1922-RTL014043-LowRes#page/n419/mode/2up/search/becket

https://archive.org/stream/TheMagicAndScienceOfJewelsAndStones/kozminsky-i-magic-1922-RTL014043-LowRes#page/n389/mode/2up/search/becket

http://www.galdrasyning.is/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=333:karla-magnusar-hringar&catid=18&Itemid=60&lang=en



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