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Liturgical re-enactment (from John 13:34) of Christ’s washing of his disciples’ feet, sometimes interpreted as the apostles’ baptism, on Maundy (Holy) Thursday. In England, the persons whose feet were washed often received a gift or ‘Maundy money’.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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