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Nine Crosses

Altar crosses, processional crosses, roods on lofts, reliquary crosses, consecration crosses, marking crosses, pectoral crosses, spire crosses, and crosses pendent over altars. (Pugin Glossary of Ecclesiastical Ornaments.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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