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Tracery Lights
detail from St Michael Overcoming Satan

  Tracery Lights    detail from    St Michael Overcoming Satan

Photo © Martin Crampin

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Five-light window with central light depicting Michael with sword and chain standing over the defeated winged male figure of Satan, his green dragon's tail extending out into the adjacent light. Family heraldry below and figures in the tracery above: Moses and Aaron, Peter and Paul, the four evangelists and their symbols, the pelican feeding her chicks and the Agnus Dei.

size: 57 cm (width of each light)

Church of St Michael, Abergele, Conwy
north wall of the north chancel

Dedication: 'In memory of the Lloyd family now represented by Lloyd H. Bamford Hesketh eldest son of Frances Lloyd heiress of Gwrych.'

The script at the bottom of the window, giving the dedication, is similar in style and execution to an earlier window by Clutterbuck at Llangernyw.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-03-2013

 

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Further reading

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 98.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/3721 (accessed 30 August 2014)



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  Tracery Lights    detail from    St Michael Overcoming Satan

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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