Born from Thomas Becket’s martyrdom on December 29, 1170, the stained glass in Trinity Chapel at Canterbury Cathedral reveals some of the most fascinating tales of the miraculous. More»
7 swords, 7 sorrows, 7 tragic events related to Christ’s life and death.
Today is the Feast of the Virgin of Sorrows, and in this illumination we see the seven events in Christ’s life that brought Mary her sorrow.
The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, about 1525 - 1530, Simon Bening. J. Paul Getty Museum.