Note 075
From Chapter 47 of the Decline & Fall

Their names were erased from the diptych of the church:

ex venerabili diptycho, in quo piae memoriae transitum ad coelum habentium episcoporum vocabula continentur (Concil. tom. iv. p. 1846.).

This ecclesiastical record was therefore equivalent to the book of life.

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