The Maundy Coins of Henry VII and Henry VIII

Maundy Thursday, the day before Good Friday, commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. The name Maundy is derived from the Latin word ‘mandatum’, meaning commandment. As written in John 13.34, Christ told his followers, ‘mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos ut et vos diligatis invicem’ or, in […]