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  • In the years1471-1472to 1474 Waynflete was largely engaged in completing the church, now called chapel, at Eton, his glazier supplying the windows, and he contracted on the 15th of August 1475 for the rood-loft to be made on one side "like to the rode lofte in Bishop Wykeham's college at Winchester," and on the other like that "of the college of St Thomas of Acres in London."
  • The rood varies locally but is generally taken as = 40 square rods,.
  • A crucifix, often accompanied by figures of St John and the Virgin Mary, was usually placed in churches above the screen, hence known as " rood screen "° C A FIG.
  • The rood was carried either on a transverse beam, the " rood beam," or by a gallery, the " rood loft."
  • It was reached by the " rood stair," a small winding stair or " vice."

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