The East window stonework dates from the 15th century and the fine stained glass by the famous Charles Kemp from 1896. The latter is the date of the Victorian renovation of the Church. The window is a memorial to the Close family of Low Whita. The following slides show the figures and symbols in much greater detail. I've labelled the panels top, middle & bottom and 1 to 5 left to right. I have added guesses about each panel, but I welcome corrections.
Bottom left panel. Possibly St. Matthew writing his gospel. From the vision of Ezekiel, 'Matthew the Man' - a man appears near his head. This has the window dedication shown more clearly in the next slide.
Bottom panel 2. Possibly St. Mark the lion writing his gospel.
Bottom middle panel. Behold, the lamb of God. Jesus is commonly referred to as the Lamb of God.
Bottom panel 4. Possibly St. Luke the Bull writing his gospel.
Bottom panel 5. Possibly St. John the eagle writing his gospel.
Middle, 1st panel. A king playing a harp or lyre and the ‘D’ under the background crowns leads me to think it is King David. The latin seems to read 'Enderunt manus meos et pedes meos' - something about my hands and my feet? Help please.
Middle, 2nd panel. The blue gown and the M under the background crowns makes me guess it is the Virgin Mary.
Middle, 3rd panel. Jesus on the Cross. The IHRI acronym translates as "Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews." and refers to the inscription Pilate had written on the cross. The ihr under the background crowns presumably refers to the first part of this - "Jesus of Nazareth, King"
Middle, 4th panel. Help please. A halo for a saint and a crown with a letter, possibly I?
Middle, 5th panel. The same background crown with the letter I (?). Please can anyone help with the latin inscription or identification?
Top, left 3 panels. The 2nd panel shows the sponge which was used to give Jesus the vinegar drink and the spear with which the soldier pierced Jesus' side. The 3rd shows the pincers and hammer used to nail Jesus to the cross.
Top 4th, 5th & 6th panels. The middle panel shows the crown of thorns and the right hand one the nails used.
Top panels 7 to 9. The left hand one shows Jesus' gown which was woven in one piece & for which the soldiers cast lots. The middle one probably shows the bag containing the 30 pieces of silver that Judas was paid to betray Jesus.
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