Lanteglos-by-Fowey, St Willow (Wyllow)

South aisle east

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Date of manufacture and insertion
15th century
Number of lights
Not known
Main subject
a. Arms of Mohun
c. Arms of Coode
Tracery subject
B1. Rose
A1, A2. Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in heaven
A3, A4. Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary
  1. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅲ p 46. William Lake, Truro, .
  2. PC : 86 / Osborne, June. Stained Glass in England, p 122. Stroud, Sutton Publishing, mentions 15th century glass in south aisle tracery.
  3. Church Trails in Cornwall cards. North Cornwall Heritage Coast and Countryside Service=photo.
  4. RICS 2000 : 50.
  5. Mattingly J, Swift MG, Pre-Dissolution stained glass in Cornwall—a gazetteer, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, (originally published in Vidimus Vol 31, ).
  6. Image of tracery.

Tracery. A1, A2. Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in heaven. A3, A4. Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

  1. Mohun of Cornwall. Or a cross engrailed sable (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 692. , London, Harrison & Sons).
  2. Mohun of Devon. Gules a maunch ermine the hand proper holding a fleur-de-lys argent (Burke , op. cit., p 692). The fleur-de-lys here is or, possibly to differentiate it from the hand holding it.
  3. Fitzwilliams of Cornwall. Azure three bends or (Burke , op. cit., p 359).
  4. Cavell. Ermine a calf passant gules (Burke , op. cit., p 178).
  5. Courtenay. Or, three torteaux (Burke , op. cit., p 234).
  6. Redvers. Or, a lion rampant azure armed and langued gules (Burke , op. cit., p 845).
  1. Coode. Argent a chevron gules between three moorcocks sable membered, wattled and jelloped of the second (Burke , op. cit., p 223).

Taken together, these arms are consistent with John Mohun of Hall, who married Anne, daughter and heiress of Richard Coode. They died in , and there is a memorial brass in the church in memory of them and their children (Saint-George, Henry. Visitation of the County of Devon p 186, , Wikitree, Mohun-87).