The Lyng table carpet

One of the most tragic losses of the Reformation was undoubtedly the destruction of fine ecclesiastical textiles.  Many thousands of vestments were confiscated and destroyed during the reign of Edward VI and many others were taken into private hands for safekeeping, in case the tide of religion changed once again.  During the reign of Elizabeth I, when it became clear that the tide would not... Continue Reading →

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