26 October 2023, The Tablet

Forgotten gems of the late Middle Ages

by Michael Hodges

The cult of the ­veneration of the saints has been called the poetic ­enchantment of the Middle Ages.

Forgotten gems of the late Middle Ages

Detail from screens at Somerleyton (far left and far right), Cawston and Norwich Cathedral
Photos courtesy of Michael Hodges.

 
The rood screens of East Anglia are jewels of the art world, says Michael Hodges – pre-Reformation treasures that rank with the finest in Europe.
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