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


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.

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–.

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