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St Catherine of Alexandria

  St Catherine of Alexandria

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about 1461-1483

Three-light window with upper part of the saint and her wheel set into the upper central light. A black (horned?) animal head is set in a small roundel above.



Church of St Stephen, Old Radnor, Powys
east wall of the vestry

The use of the white rose en soleil and (in the apex), a badge of Edward IV dates the window to his reign.


 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-12-2011

 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 31.

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 264.

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Medieval Vision (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2003), p. 213.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 5, 78.

References

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 227.

Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 389.

Jane Cartwright, Feminine Sanctity and Spirituality in Medieval Wales (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2008), p. 153.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
https://stainedglass.delweddau.cymru/object/2352 (accessed 17 April 2024)


 

  St Catherine of Alexandria

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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