Ste Ampoule

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[Latin, ampulla ‘vase’] Crystal flask containing holy oil used in French coronation ceremonies. Legend relates that the flask and oil were delivered from heaven by an angel to St Remigius ...

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

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