The Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England

Norman Madonna II
St Peter and St Mary, Wilmington

 

Here’s an essay overview of the development of Marian cults in Anglo-Saxon culture: Mary’s Advent in Anglo-Saxon England.

Images: a female figure carved into the wall of the Church of St Peter and St Mary, Wilmington, E. Sussex, England. I posted a bit about the figure and its church a few years ago. If interested, you can take a look at that post here.

Norman Madonna IV

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