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Window: 16, N aisle N (E), St Mary, Wendover

Location in Church:
N aisle N (E)
Type:
2 lights
Size (width x height):
3' 10" x 7' 7" or 1.18m x 2.30m
Subject(s):
Archangels Gabriel and Michael, Arms of William of Wykeham
Subject(s) - Notes:
William of Wykeham (Bishop of Winchester) founded Winchester College in 1382, and the College has always shared his Arms.
Date Made:
1895
Craftsmen:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Church's Guide Book
Dedicated to:
Henry Harold Godwin More...
Donated by:
His Father and Mother, Colonel and Mrs Godwin.
Notes on Window:
One of 3 windows in similar designs from the late 1890s, Windows 14, 15, 16, all in the N Aisle.

 


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Tracery: Arms of William of Wykeham, the Founder of Winchester College. They refer to the young Henry Godwin who this window was dedicated to.
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Both main lights: St Gabriel on the left, and St Michael on the right.
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Top of both lights with Angels.
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Top of LH light: The 3 Angels are all holding different flowers.
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Top of RH light: The 3 angels are all holding swords, a symbol of St Michael.
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Top of RH light: The 3 angels are all Both lights: Archangel Gabriel and Archangel Michael.
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LH light: Close up of Archangel Gabriel, holding one of his symbols, a lily.
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RH light: Close up of Archangel Michael, holding 2 of his symbols, a sword, and scales for weighing souls.
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Base of window with an attractive background of plants and flowers (as windows 14 and 15).
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Base: Inscription
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