Probus, St Probus and St Grace

s8. South aisle 3

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
3
Maker
Blanchford, Hubert, of Exeter
Main subject
IHS symbol above Christ found by his parents with the doctors in the temple.
Tracery subject
A1. Arms and crest of Torlesse?
A2. Arms of Diocese of Exeter
Dedicatee
Henry Edwin Handsombody, master and headmaster of Probus School , died , aged 92
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee, Kingston-upon-Thames burial record.
  2. Truro Diocesan Faculty , P194/2/9/7
  3. Insertion, maker, dedicatee Western Morning News p 2. Window to be dedicated on .

In honoured memory of Henry Edwin Handsombody M.A. Oxon. Master and Headmaster of Probus School

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Tracery. The arms on the left (A1) may be Torlesse, gules an orle of estoiles argent on a canton of the second a lion rampant sable, crest is a stork proper (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 1021. , London, Harrison & Sons) with an annulet for difference, but this is not certain, and their significance is not known. The arms on the right (A2) are of the Diocese of Exeter, gules two keys in saltire or surmounted of a sword in pale proper hilt gold (Burke , op. cit., p 335).

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They found him in the temple (Luke 2:46).

Jesus with the doctors in the temple. In the upper right are the nimbed figures of Mary and Joseph.

Photograph copyright © John Evans