Adapted from Félibien, Plate II, Item E
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Reliquary of gold vermeil in which is enclosed a shoulder bone of Saint John the Baptist. It is held that this relic was sent by the Emperor Heraclitus to King Dagobert I, who gave it to the church of Saint Denis.
Félibien, pages 538-9. Translated by Jane Vadnal.
Disappeared during French Revolution
Conway (1915), p 127. Click here for text
Félibien, pages 538-9.
Montesquiou-Fezensac, I and II, no. 22. III, pp 7-8.,
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