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
Not known
Main subject
The Ascension
Tracery subject
Foliage motif
Subject type
Edmund Spettigue
  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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