Imprints burnt into the adolecsent's mind: the stained glass windows in Canterbury Cathedral that Christopher Marlowe would have studied as he sang in the choir.

 

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Medieval stained glass depiction of the Crucifixion with flanking scenes of Old Testament "types." Bottom scene in the Corona Redemption Window (Corona I), c.1200-07. The central panel was fully recreated in 1853, but the surrounding scenes are medieval.

 

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Medieval stained glass depiction of the Entombment of Christ in the Corona Redemption
Window (Corona I), c.1200-07.

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Medieval stained glass depiction of the Resurrection. Third scene, Corona Redemption Window (Corona I), c.1200-07. The Resurrection of Christ in the central panel is flanked by two Old Testament "types": the dove returning to Noah with a branch in its beak and a scene which looks to be of the same flood.

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