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cathedra
The bishop’s throne, set at the end of the apse in Early Christian churches.

cathedra

throne indicative of religious power. [Folklore: Jobes, 307]
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It provided the carving for the choir stalls, screens and bishop's throne in the re-ordering of the interior of St Nicholas's Church after it became a cathedral in 1882.
Four hundred years ago this week, the body of Bishop William Morgan was committed to the earth somewhere in St Asaph Cathedral, beneath the bishop's throne, according to some.
From here we can see the high altar backed by glass in a curved wall, the bishop's throne decorated with an elephant and lions attached to the choir stalls.
In 1882 the workshop provided the carving for the choir and canon stalls, screen and bishop's throne in St Nicholas Church in Newcastle when it became a cathedral.
From the stunning chapel with its imposing features, to the Bishop's Throne Room - where the walls are adorned with portraits of bishops from years gone by - the castle is of significant historic and religious importance.
Yet while sitting in the choir, right in front of me was the 7th-Century Frith Stool, or bishop's throne, a squat, chunky stone seat - almost certainly used by that key figure of early Northumbrian Christianity, St Wilfrid.
When popular North-East artist Ralph Hedley painted a picture of St Nicholas Cathedral in Newcastle, the crowning glory was the bishop's throne.