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Window: 04, Chancel S, St John Evangelist, Lacey Green

Location in Church:
Chancel S
Type:
2 lights
Size (width x height):
4' 7" x 8' 10" or 1.40m x 2.70m
Subject(s):
Faith and Charity
Subject(s) - Notes:
Faith and Charity are 2 of the 3 theological virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity. As this window has only 2 lights there was obviously only room for 2 of the virtues.
Date Made:
1905
Date Made - Notes:
The window was fitted in June 1905, 5 months after the death of Eveline Forrest.
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, N Pevsner & E Williamson, 1994
Dedicated to:
Eveline Forrest †1905
Donated by:
Her husband, John Forrest & children More...
Makers Mark on Window:
Makers Mark - Notes:
The Makers Mark is in the Lower Right Hand Border of the window.
Notes on Window:
This window would shortly be followed by the installation of window 02, the other Heaton Butler & Bayne window.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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Tracery trefoil with a Dove, and Angels in the heads of the two main lights. They hold scrolls inscribed: "Believeth all things" "Suffereth long and is kind" (1 Corinthians 13:7 and 13:4)
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The two main lights with the angels above the figures of Faith and Charity.
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The two main lights with the figures of Faith and Charity, 2 of the 3 martyred saints that were all the daughters of Sophia.
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LH light: Figure of Faith.
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LH light: Closer view of Faith.
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LH light: Head of Faith.
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RH light: Figure of Charity (who was otherwise known as Love).
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RH light: Closer view of Charity.
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RH light: Head of Charity.
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Both lights: Dedication Inscription across base of the window.
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Makers Mark - Heaton, Butler & Bayne, London. It is at the lower RH corner of the window.
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