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Window: 02, Chancel S, Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Moulsoe

Location in Church:
Chancel S
Type:
2 lights
Subject(s):
Christ in Glory, World, Sun, Moon, Stars, St Lucy
Subject(s) - Notes:
Other references to this window state that the subjects are God sitting on the world, and St Mary - www.buckschurches.uk believe these to be incorrect.
Date Made:
1895
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Parish Newsletter October 1895 (date), and Alfred M Alderson
Robert Eberhard - (see Introduction)
Dedicated to:
Lucy H
Notes on Window:
The quotation is from Psalms 36-9 More...

 


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LH light: Christ in Majesty, with a rainbow encircling his throne. (Revelation 4:3). He looks down towards St Lucy.
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LH light: Christ holds a book inscribed "In Luce Tua videbimus lucem": In thy light shall we see light (Psalm 36:9)
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LH light: Beneath Christ's feet is the lower half of a cirdle representing the world.
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LH light: The world is shown by a scene of trees, animals, and fish in a river.
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LH light: Below the world are the Sun, Moon and Stars.
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LH light inscription: "In memoriam Lucia H qua intravit in Requiem Sept viii mdcccxciv" - In memory of Lucy H who entered into rest on September 8th 1894.
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RH light: St Lucy with the dove of the Holy Spirit above.
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RH light: Closer view of St Lucy, the patron saint of the blind. Lucia, her Latin name is derived from the word lux, meaning light.
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RH light: Canopy over St Lucy, with a light burning.
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RH light: Base with 2 of St Lucy's symbols, a palm branch to represent her martyrdom, and a dish with 2 eyes, to represent blindness.
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RH light: Detail of dish with two eyes. The inscription below "Jesu Mercy" may refer to the 2 blind men by the roadside in Matthew 20:30.
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