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Window: 03, S aisle E, Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Moulsoe

Location in Church:
S aisle E
Type:
4 lights
Subject(s):
St Anne teaching St Mary, Annunciation, Nativity, Death of Virgin Mary
Date Made:
1895
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Parish Newsletter October 1895 (date), and Robert Eberhard - (see Introduction)
Dedicated to:
AAM WJ ESL More...
Donated by:
Unknown More...
Notes on Window:
This window dates from 1895, as do the other two Burlisson and Grylls windows at Moulsoe.

 


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Window in Situ
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Window in Situ, from outside to show the unusual and intricate design of the tracery.
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Overall View of Glass
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Lower sub-arches of window
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4 lights: Four scenes from the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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Tracery: Large central light, an Angel on each side, and foliage decorations below.
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Tracery - The Blessed Virgin Mary with baby Jesus.
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Tracery - Closer view of BVM with Jesus blessing, and holding an orb.
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Light 1: St Anne teaching the young Mary (who was Anne's daughter)
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Light 1: The young Mary with a book.
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Light 1 base inscription: "Beati qui audiunt verbum Dei" - Blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it. (Luke 11:28)
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Light 2: The Annunciation
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Light 2: Angel Gabriel, Holy Spirit in the form of a dove, and Mary.
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Light 2 base inscription: "Beati mundo corde" - Blessed are the pure in heart. (Matthew 5:8)
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Light 3: The Nativity
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Light 3: Joseph and Mary
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Light 3: The baby Jesus
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Light 3 base inscription: "Beati qui expectant eum" - Blessed are those who wait for him (Isaiah. 30:18)
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Light 4: Death of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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Light 4: Probably some of the Apostles with the Blessed Virgin Mary
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Light 4 base inscription: "Beati mortui qui in Domino moriuntur" - Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. (Revelation 14:13)
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Light 4 Dedication tablet: "Ex Caritate vestra Orate Pro animabus AAM WJ ESL" - With your love Pray for the Souls of AAM WJ ESL.
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