St Michael Penkevil, St Michael

Chancel south 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1867
Number of lights
2
Maker
Falmouth, Mary Frances Elizabeth, Viscountess, née Stapleton, Baroness le Despenser
Main subject
SS Luke : John, set in commercially manufactured grisaille panels with professional evangelists’ insignia.
Donor
Mary Frances Elizabeth, Baroness le Despenser, Viscountess Falmouth, née Stapleton, wife of Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth.
Notes
  1. Maker’s mark: “MF” (Mary Falmouth), pinxit, “LD” (le Despenser) and dated, along the base border). Maker was also the donor.
  2. The two south chancel windows, which represent the four evangelists, were designed and painted by Lady Falmouth., J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol Ⅲ p 349. William Lake, Truro, .
  3. … two in the chancel were designed and painted by Lady Falmouth, Kelly’s Directory p 959.
  4. … three in the chancel were designed and painted by Lady Falmouth, Kelly’s Directory p 1201.

Left-hand light: St Luke above a winged ox, the emblem of St Luke. Right-hand light: St John above his emblem, an eagle.