A Blessing Bishop At Christmas

Tim Crosbie has sent me this fine portrait of (?) a bishop giving his blessing, from St Peter’s, Lindsey which is renowned for its mediaeval graffiti. I missed it when I visited so it’s great to see it now. The bish’s left arm is raised as well his right, giving him a slightly scary look, and he is holding a maniple I think in the  left hand. And perhaps he is winking at us as we try to make sense of him …

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