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Clermont Ferrand Cathedral

North side of Choir

Windows: w.7, w.5, w.3

c.1275-1285

Mary Magdalene windows

Left pair of windows
1-2 MM washes Christ's feet
3-10 The death & resurrection of Lazarus
11-12 At the foot of the Cross
13-16 After the Resurrection
17-18 St Peter confides MM to Maximin

Centre pair of windows
1-4 The journey to Marseilles
5-6 The prince & princess of Marseille want a baby; MM says they will have to go to Jerusalem and see St Peter
7-8 En route the pregnant princess dies. The bodies of mother and fetus are left on an island
9-12 In Jerusalem St Peter tells the prince they live
13-14 He finds on his return that mother and child are alive
15-16 Back in Marseille they are all baptised by St Maximin
17-18 They construct a church dedicated to St Maximin

Right pair of window
1-3.Mary Magdalene's hermitage where she visits heaven every day.
4-9 Visit of the priest;Maximin gives last communion
10-16 Death and funeral of the saint

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  indicates modern panel