Royal Maundy


Royal Maundy
   see *Maundy Thursday.

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  • Maundy — The ceremony in which the feet of the poor are washed by royal or ecclesiastical dignitaries, remembering Christ when he washed the disciples feet; distribution of food, clothing and/or money came afterwards. Maundy Thursday is now celebrated by… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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