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Cross of Absolution

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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was a metal cross, inscribed with a papal absolution, buried in graves. Specimens have been found at Meaux, Mayence, Perigueux, and Bury St. Edmund's. One of a bishop, cir. 1088, is preserved at Chichester.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Cross of Absolution'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​c/cross-of-absolution.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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