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The Lord of Lirey, Geoffroi de Charny, was NOT trying foist the final burial shroud onto gullible pilgrims. The body-imprinted fine linen was intended merely to be seen as Joseph of Arimathea’s separate pre-interment aid to discreet and dignified TRANSPORT, whether genuine or otherwise. (Ring any bells? Imprinted body image? Veil of Veronica?)

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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How a cunning 14th century visuo-semantic marketing ploy helped establish the ‘authenticity’ of the Shroud – and corrupted the French language into the bargain.

  Postscript (correction: ‘prescript‘) added July 2019: You have arrived at a 2014 posting. That was the year in which this investigator finally abandoned the notion of the body image being made by direct scorch off a heated metal template … Continue reading

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