Rood-altar

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Rood-altar.
1. Nave-altar erected under a Rood.

2. Altar physically attached to a Rood-screen, facing the nave, as in the remarkable altar-bases of the pulpitum in the Cathedral Church of St Kentigern (or Mungo), Glasgow, added by Archbishop Blackadder (1483–1508).

Bibliography

Bond & and Camm (1909);
Williamson,, Riches,, & and Higgs (1990)