Launceston, St Mary Magdalene

e1. Chancel east

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
5
Maker
Not known
Main subject
The Ascension
Tracery subject
Foliage motif
Subject type
Narrative
Donor
Edmund Spettigue
Notes
  1. Much of window hidden behind reredos.
  2. Western Morning News p 2 Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7, Launceston Weekly News p 8. Similar article in all three papers, which states Since the restoration of this church in , six memorial windows have been put in by the families of Thorne [ South aisle 1 ], Rowe [ North aisle east ], Cudlipp [ South Chapel east ], Spettigue [ Chancel east ], Lethbridge [ South aisle 3 ], and Ching [ South aisle 4 ]
  3. Insertion, donor, J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol III p 64. William Lake, Truro, .
  4. Kelly’s Directory p 789.
  5. Insertion, donor, Kelly’s Directory p 922, - all the other [apart from east] windows, save one, are also stained, and six of these are memorials.

In Dei sempiternam gloriam posuit Edmundus Spettigue (Edmund Spettigue erected [this window] to the eternal glory of God)

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