The Parish Churches of Ranworth with Panxworth,
South Walsham, Upton and Woodbastwick

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King David with a sceptre

King David with a sceptre from the Antiphoner

David is resplendent in regal costume of the 15th Century. He stands on a tilted medieval pavement similar to the one found on the rood screen in St Helen’s. Behind him is a castle gateway of the same period. Medieval artists painted Biblical characters in the dress of their own time, to enable their audience to identify more closely with them.

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