I have occasionally noticed that late Medieval representations of our most blessed Lady often show her bare-headed and with her hair over her shoulders and arms. I think of the Marian banner in St John’s College (reproduced in Duffy Fires); of the statue of the Assumption in the church at Sandford upon Thames.And the Roman Pontifical, describing a Queen approaching her Coronation, says that she

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