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Christ in Majesty with Acts of Mercy

  Christ in Majesty with Acts of Mercy

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1866

Three-light window illustrating acts of mercy (with reference to Matthew chapter 25) flanking Christ seated in majesty in the central light. Angels holding instruments of the Passion above in the tracery lights.


firm/studio: Clayton & Bell

Church of St Stephen, Bodfari, Denbighshire
east wall of the chancel

Given by Miss Mesham in memory of Mrs Barrett. Although some sources suggest a date of 1866 for the gift, stylistically the glass is closer to the work of the firm in the 1870s and after.




 
Record added by Peter Jones, edited by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 23-07-2012

 

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Further reading

J. L. Roberts, St Stephen's Bodfari and parish throughout the ages 500 BC to 1930 AD (c. 1978).

References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 328.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 7.

D. R. Thomas, The History of the Diocese of St Asaph (Oswestry: Caxton Press, 1908-1913), vol. II, p. 4.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012. (record added by Peter Jones)
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4444 (accessed 23 January 2020)



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