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Virgen de San Pio V
A statue of Mary that once belonged to pope Pius V. In 1571, after the Christian victory at the Battle of Lepanto, he presented the statue to Philip II of Spain.It is still kept in the palace of the Escorial in Madrid.

Virgen de San Pio V

A statue of Mary that once belonged to pope Pius V. In 1571, after the Christian victory at the Battle of Lepanto, he presented the statue to Philip II of Spain.

It is still kept in the palace of the Escorial in Madrid.

posted at 9:47pm on Thursday 20th December 2012 with 22 notes
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