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Matthew Clear writes about the patronage of Maria of Hungary, and together with other contributors refers to the beata stirps (dynastic saints) not only of the French, but also of Maria herself, connected with St Elisabeth of Thuringia/Hungary, whose life is depicted beneath the Passion cycle in the nuns' raised choir.
On hard surface with meat mallet or similar flattening tool, pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into 1-inch stirps.
He notes, for example, that the homage motet Ascaniae stirps virtus est for Johann-Ernst of Anhalt formerly survived in sixteen printed copies in a Zerbst library, suggesting that Lechner presented a sizeable and pricey stock of copies.