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1. Record Number: 6638
Author(s): Lewis, Katherine J.
Title : Becoming a Virgin King: Richard II and Edward the Confessor [the author argues that Richard's devotion to Edward the Confessor was part of his effort to deal with anxieties concerning his childlessness and status as the king; the Wilton Diptych expresses his unique identity as a chaste virgin with the implication that it required a special strength and holiness].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 86 - 100.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 8682
Author(s): Gordon, Dillian.
Title : A New Discovery in the Wilton Diptych [The author announces a small detail found during intense examination prior to cleaning. At the top of the banner there is a tiny map showing an island with a white castle. The author argues that it is intended to represent the island of Britain that is given to Mary as the "dos Mariae." King Richard is waiting to receive back the banner in order to rule Britain with the blessing of the Virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 134, 1075 (October 1992): 662-667. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

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Title : Wilton Diptych, left wing
Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/13/Meister_des_Wilton-Diptychons_003.jpg/250px-Meister_des_Wilton-Diptychons_003.jpg
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