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St Michael and Fortitude
1920Two-light window with two figures in armour. The archangel Michael overcomes the devil, and Fortitude holds a broken sword and withstands the 'fiery darts' with his large shield.
size: 30 cm (width of each light)firm/studio: Morris & Co.artist: William Glasbydesigner: John Henry DearleChurch of St Gwenfaen, Rhoscolyn, Anglesey
west wall (window number: wI)The figures were painted by William Glasby.
Given in memory of Thomas Keith Hedley Rae (1889–1915), who was killed at Hooges in the First World War.
A.C. Sewter's catalogue lists four further figures by Morris & Co. at the church, although they are not present. Other unattributed windows at the church are not consistent with the style of Morris & Co. and have different subjects.
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 21-11-2023
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A. Charles Sewter, 'The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle: A Catalogue' (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1975), p. 159.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2023. View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database
https://stainedglass.delweddau.cymru/object/5320 (accessed 20 February 2024)
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