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Window: 07, S aisle S (C), St John the Baptist, Little Missenden

Location in Church:
S aisle S (C)
Type:
1 light
Size (width x height):
3' 6" x 6' 9" or 1.07m x 2.05m
Subject(s):
This window continues the theme of "The Great Commission" from window 06 showing the Gospel spreading across the world.
Subject(s) - Notes:
Our Lord in Majesty is in the centre, with St Christopher at the top. 4 scenes are shown spread around the branches of the Tree of Life.
Date Faculty Granted:
1938
Date Made:
1939
Craftsmen:
Craftsman - Notes:
Both of the matching S windows in the S Aisle were designed by G E R Smith and have a similar theme, based on a tree. They were both dedicated by the Bishop of Buckingham in July 1939.
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
NADFAS quote a Faculty Date of 1938.
Makers Mark
Dedicated to:
Commemorating the work of William Henry Davis, Vicar of this church from 1922 to 1950. He died in 1967, 40 years after his wife. They are both remembered in window 03. More...
Donated by:
Percy William Hett. More...
Makers Mark on Window:
Notes on Window:
The unusually wide single light shape of windows 06 and 07 dates from 18th century re-building work, and modifications done by the Architect Charles Marriott Oldrid Scott before the new glass was fitted.

 


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Overall View of Glass - Like Window 06, it is based on "The Great Commission", and shows figures and scenes on and under the branches of a tree.
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All Tier 1 - At the top the Holy Dove radiates golden rays. On the theme of travelling around the world, the top scene shows St Christopher. The text below is from Matthew 28:20.
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St Christopher is shown carrying the Christ Child across a swollen river. In the background is the hermit who encouraged Christopher to help people.
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All Tiers 2 & 3 - 2 Bible scenes on Tier 2, with Christ in Majesty and Angels on Tier 3.
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Tier 2 - LH scene shows the Great Flood with Noah in his Ark, representing Baptism.
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Tier 2 - RH scene shows the Supper at Emmaus, and represents Communion.
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Tier 3 - Christ in Majesty stands in the centre of the 4 Bible Scenes, with Angels holding the bead and wine of the Eucharist.
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All Tier 4 - 2 more Bible scenes with a Bishop in the centre
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Tier 4 - LH scene shows Christ in the Parable of the Sower, representing Teaching.
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Tier 4 - RH scene shows Moses with the Brazen Serpent on a rod, representing Healing.
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Tier 4 - Centre - A Bishop with young people, showing Confirmation.
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All Tier 5 at the base of the tree, representing the Diverse Races of the Earth.
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Tier 5 - LH Group with a Priest, an American Indian, an Arab, an Indian, and a boy.
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Tier 5 - RH Group with a Sikh, an Eskimo, a Japanese man, a Chinese man, and an African.
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A collection of most of the emblems that are around the window.
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Inscription with a quote from 1 Corinthians 15:58, and also a dedication to commemorate the work of the Vicar in this church 1922-1939 (see "Dedicated to:" on page for window 07).
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