A flight of veined marble steps leads to the beautiful retable of the high altar.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
The lowered sill and recess probably formed a convenient retable to an altar against the wall.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry" by Frederic W. Woodhouse
The retable was given by the Old Boys of the King's School.
"The Cathedral Church of Peterborough" by W.D. Sweeting
The retable has two miracle reliefs, and between them a small bronze Christ, which has been put there in error.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
J'ai failli mourir de bien pres; mais me voici bien retabli, bien que toujours un peu chetif et malingre.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
An immense retable is placed at the head of the nave.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
On the retable at the foot of the reredos, stand two massive candlesticks of silver gilt.
"Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely" by Edward Conybeare