Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


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Window: 14, N Transept E, St Dunstan, Monks Risborough

Location in Church:
N Transept E
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
6' 8" x 11' 2" or 2.03m x 3.40m
Subject(s):
Bishop Samuel Wilberforce, Apostle preaching, Apostle healing, the 4 Evangelists, the 8 Great Fathers of the Church.
Subject(s) - Notes:
The Evangelists and the Great Fathers are all in the Tracery of the window. 4 of the Great Fathers are also known as The Latin Fathers (western church) and 4 as the Greek Fathers (eastern church). They can also be known as "The 8 Doctors of the Church".
Date Made:
1874
Craftsman:
Craftsman - Notes:
This was the last of the 4 windows made for Monks Risborough by Clayton & Bell.
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Alfred M Alderson
Robert Eberhard - (see Introduction)
Dedicated to:
Bihop Samuel Wilberforce, died 19 July 1873, after falling from his horse near Dorking. More...
Notes on Window:
There is another window in Buckinghamshire in memory of Bishop Samuel Wilberforce, which is the west window at Newport Pagnell.

 


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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3 main lights, with Bishop Wilberforce in the centre, and Apostles either side of him.
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Centre light: Bishop Samuel Wilberforce.
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Centre light: Closer view of Bishop Samuel Wilberforce, wearing rather dominant blue gloves.
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LH light: An Apostle preaching
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RH light: An Apostle healing
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Complete Tracery, with figures of 12 saints.
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Centre top of tracery: The 4 Evangelists, St Luke, St John, St Matthew, St Mark.
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Tracery upper tier LH: St Gregory the Great, or Pope Gegory the 1st (A Latin Father).
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Tracery upper tier RH: St Jerome (A Latin Father).
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Tracery lower tier LH: St Basil of Caesarea & St Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek Fathers).
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Tracery lower tier Centre: St Gregory of Naziansus & St John Chrysostom (Greek Fathers).
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Tracery lower tier RH: St Ambrose & St Augustine of Hippo (Latin Fathers).
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Base of window, with Inscription to Bishop Samuel Wilberforce.
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