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medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture

Madeleine Gray wrote:
> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
> and the statue of St Winifred in Westminster Abbey has her with her 
> head on but the decapitated head on a plinth by her feet


Very usual in Orthodox representations of John the Baptist.

http://zograph.hit.bg/icons/13.jpg
http://www.coptic.net/pictures/Icon.StJohnTheBaptist.gif


DW

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