Postcard from Norwich

By Peter Doll It has been one of the axioms of contemporary culture in Britain that cathedrals and museums have exchanged places. Cathedrals, which were once the spiritual homes of communities and regions, a... Read More...
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On stealing relics

Why steal a relic? Relic theft was common in the Middle Ages, for a variety of reasons. But even in the later Middle Ages, when the sale of relics was increasingly common, profit was only one of them.