Probus, St Probus and St Grace

s2. South Chapel 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
4
Maker
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
The four greater Old-Testament prophets
2a. Isaiah 2b. Jeremiah 2c. Ezekiel 2d. Daniel
1a. Saw, a symbol of Isaiah 1b. Judah’s sceptre, a symbol of Jeremiah 1c. Closed gate, a symbol of Ezekiel 1d. Lion’s head, a symbol of Daniel
Tracery subject
Three angels in adoration
Donor
Masters and boys of Probus School
Dedicatee
  1. Revd Richard Blackmore, rector of Lamorran, vicar of Merther, principal of Probus School, died aged 63
  2. Mary Anne Blackmore, wife of Revd Blackmore, died aged 45
Notes
  1. Death of Mary Blackmore, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4 (report and funeral), Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7 (funeral).
  2. Death of Richard Blackmore, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4 (funeral), Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 (notice).
  3. Meeting to consider applying for a faculty for memorial window, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
  4. Insertion, subjects, donors, dedicatees, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7.
  5. Dedicatees, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  6. Truro Diocesan Faculty Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 159 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/10, D/E/4/5) To place stained glass Window at east end of south aisle, in memory of Rev. R Blackmore.
  7. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 160 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/10, D/E/4/5) Dedication by the Archdeacon of Cornwall of stained glass Window (Heaton, Butler and Baynes [sic]), in memory of the Rev. R. and Mrs. Blackmore—the offering of past and present Masters and Scholars of Probus School: Subject—The Four Greater Prophets, with their symbols.

To the glory of God & in affectionate memory of Richard Blackmore MA Oxon Rector of Lamorran & Vicar of Merther Principal & for 31 years Headmaster of Probus School who died on the aged 63 & of Mary Anne his wife who died on the aged 46 This window has been erected by the Past & Present Masters & Boys of Probus School

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Tracery. Angels in adoration

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Isaiah

2a. Isaiah, holding a scroll

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1a. A saw, a symbol of Isaiah. Jewish tradition says that Isaiah suffered martyrdom by being sawn in two.

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Jeremiah

2b. Jeremiah, holding a scroll wrapped in a decorated cover

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1b. The sceptre of Judah, a symbol of Jeremiah (Genesis 49:10).

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Ezekiel

2c. Ezekiel, holding a book

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1c. A closed gate, a symbol of Ezekiel (Ezekiel 44:2).

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Daniel

2d. Daniel, holding a scroll

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1d. A lion’s head, a symbol of Daniel (Daniel 6:16).

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