Chartres Cathedral window w. 7 (Delaport 38)
The story of Charlemagne

Panel 14 The miracle of the flowering lances


It was believed that the lances of those who were to die in the battle on the following day flowered during the night before.

This window was made and installed between 1205 and 1240. It is situated in the south east corner of the North Choir aisle.
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