In their book The Complete New Tarot,
authors Onno and Rob Docters van Leeuwen give an account of how the Church deliberately manipulated tarot cards to suit their own agenda, and the way they did it was far from haphazard.
If the authors' account is correct the church along with certain Orders and Secret Societies, removed two cards (Intuition and Truth) and displaced certain others.
There does appear to be some evidence for their claim as Intuition and Truth cards are preserved in one of the Marseilles versions (with the Pope and Priestess removed to maintain the number of 78).
The Tarot of the Restored Order (Herstelde Orde) with 80 cards is an attempt to right that wrong by including the heretofore missing cards and re-organizing the deck the way it was meant to be.
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