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Decently habited, LVII

March 16, 2011

The Scottish bishops congratulate their new Primus in 2009.

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  1. (Rev) Wm D. Loring permalink
    January 11, 2012 18:27

    Whatever happened to black rochets? The scarlet rochet is the proper dress of a DD Oxon. (and was thus regularly worn with choir habit by the late the Very Rev’d Hewlett Johnson, DD, Oxon. at Canterbury Cathedral. A Cantab DD incidentally would wear a scarlet capa clausa (a form of cope sewed closed at the top and bottom but open in the center front

    • January 11, 2012 18:50

      Agreed! The former Dean of St Paul’s (seen here and here) wears his regularly, and we can see the Bishop of London doing so as well.

      You have inspired a post on Dean Johnson, I think.

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