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The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

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about 1533

Window containing fragments of medieval glass, including a crucifixion scene with the figures of Mary and John. There are two partial figures and part of an inscription below.

size: 117 cm (width)

Church of St Rhychwyn, Llanrhychwyn, Conwy
east wall of the north nave

The inscription below is incomplete, but according to Gwallter Mechain it was dated 1533 and the saints below were David (Sancte Davy is all that remains of the inscription) and Rhychwyn.




 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 09-08-2012

 

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Further reading

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 11, 72.

H. Harold Hughes, 'Llanrhychwyn Church and its Painted Windows' in Archaeologia Cambrensis, vol. 82 (1927), 122-6.

S. Baring-Gould and John Fisher, The Lives of the British Saints: the saints of Wales and Cornwall and such Irish saints as have dedications in Britain (London: Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 31 December 1907), vol. 4, p. 113.

References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 458.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/3779 (accessed 15 January 2019)



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  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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