Thursday, 13 October 2011

Saint Denis 8

(Click to enlarge) A selection of royal tombs in Saint Denis. No. 4 is the tomb of King Dagobert, the left-hand or eastern corner of which can be clearly seen in the painting of "The Mass of St Giles" by the Master of St Giles (National Gallery). In no.3 may be seen the tombs of several early Frankish monarchs which were commisioned by Saint Louis IX in the thirteenth century .

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