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 Rose (in Christian art).Rose Sunday. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Rose for Rose-noble.
A gold coin worth 6s. 8d. struck in 1344, under Edward III.; so called because it had a rose, the badge of the Lancastrians and Yorkists.   1
“De la pistole,
De la guinée, et de l’obole,
Du louis d’or, du ducaton,
De la rose, et du patagon.”
Jacques Moreau, in Virgils Travesti.

 Rose (in Christian art).Rose Sunday. 


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