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From: Roger Partridge <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] medal/ church pendant
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2007 19:22:30 +0100
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Hi Charani & Listers !
I stand corrected ! - you may have gathered from my earlier email
that I was born a "Holy Roman Candlestick" (!) - so I am never very
sure about degrees of "Highness" (or should that be 'altitude' ?) ;-)
in the C of E !
They must have retained / borrowed / "nicked" more from Rome
than I realised ! However I stand by my translation !
Best Wishes, Roger.
On 15 Apr 2007, at 18:34, Charani wrote:
> Roger Partridge wrote:
>> Hi, Anne, Pat & Listers !
>> I agree with Anne on virtually all that she has written, but I would
>> translate it into English as "Jesus the Saviour of Mankind" (that
>> is if my "altar-boy Latin" has not become too rusty !
>> The same three letters frequently appear on a Catholic priest's
>> vestments, e.g. on the back of the chasuble that the priest wears
>> at Mass.
>> About the only other possibility would be VERY High Church
>> Anglican ?
> I had a look around a couple of church graveyards on Thursday, both
> CoE, and they had a handful of older gravestones which had IHS on
> One might have been High Church but I don't think the other one was.
> Charani (UK)