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2438Re: [Paternosters] Re: recent miscellany

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  • George A.Trosper
    Sep 6, 2013
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      On 8/29/2013 7:06 PM, Chris Laning wrote:
      > Yes, amber was certainly used for rosaries -- and we know that because we find amber paternoster beads being denounced as too luxurious! The original preachers' motivation was probably not to enlighten future generations, but we'll take any data we can get.;)

      I'm delighted. Clerical denunciations are also a major source of
      information on early playing cards, another interest of mine.
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