Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

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Window: 11, Chancel N (W), St Mary & St Nicholas, Saunderton

Location in Church:
Chancel N (W)
1 light
Size (width x height):
1' 0" x 4' 11" or 0.30m x 1.49m
Sancta Fides, St Faith
Subject(s) - Notes:
The French St Faith is said to have been martyred in the early 4th century for refusing to make Pagan sacrifices under the Diocletian persecutions of the Roman Emperors.
Date Made:
after 1905
A L Moore, Maker
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Makers Mark
Dedicated to:
Emily Packer [1843-1902] (shown as Emilia on the Latin Inscription). More...
Donated by:
Emily Packer's brothers and sisters, of which there seem to have been many.
Makers Mark on Window:
Notes on Window:
The window must have been installed after December 1905 when Leonard Frederick Packer was appointed Rector at Saunderton. More...


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Window in Situ
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Overall View of Glass
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Figure of St Faith, holding a sword, which is one of the emblems often associated with the French saint.
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In her other hand, St Faith is holding a Crucifix.
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Closer view of St Faith with long red wavy hair.
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The brief Inscription translates as: "To the Glory of God, and in memory of Emily Packer given to God, donated by her Brothers and Sisters.
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Makers Mark: A L Moore del et pinxit (drew and painted) London.

Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

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