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St George and St Denys

  St George and St Denys

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1904

Standing figures with St George fighting the dragon below, and Henry V (Harry of Monmouth) standing by the Monnow Bridge.


firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Monmouth, Monmouthshire
north wall of the north aisle

Dedication: 'For those who fell in war, For those who returned in peace, Thanks be to God. mdcccxcix - mcmii.' Commemorates those who died in the Boer War.

St Denys of France was adopted by Henry V, who had associations with Monmouth, as his second patron.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 19-10-2016

 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 162.

References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 397.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2016.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1174 (accessed 23 January 2020)



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  St George and St Denys

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales



 
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