Truro, Cathedral Church of St Mary

e1 b. Lower east centre

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
4b. The Crucifixion, with the Blessed Virgin Mary, St John the Evangelist and Mary Magdalene
3b. Pilate shows Christ to the people: Ecce homo
2b. Agony of Christ in Gethsemane; angel with chalice
1b. Christ addressing his disciples after the Last Supper
Subject type
Deanery of East
  1. CintW, , - “in preparation”.
  2. CintW , - cost lower lights=£500.
  3. MG Swift, The windows of Truro Cathedral—A Victorian vision fulfilled, Chapter 6.
The centre light of the lower east window

Events of the Passion

HOC · FACITE · IN · MEAM · COMMEMORATIONEM (This do in remembrance of me) (Luke 22:19).

e1 1b. The Last Supper. Judas sits with his eyes downcast, holding the bag of money that he was paid for betraying Jesus.

NON · MEA · VOLVNTAS · SED · TVA · FIAT (Not my will, but thine, be done) (Luke 22:42).

2b. The Agony in Gethsemane. An angel strengthens the praying Jesus, while the disciples sleep.

PILATVS · DICIT · EIS · ECCE · HOMO (And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!) (John 19:5).

3b. Pilate, second from the right, shows Jesus, wearing a crown of thorns and a purple robe, to the crowd.

ECCE · AGNVS · DEI · QVI · TOLLIT · PECCATVM · MVNDI (Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world) (John 1:29).

4b. The Crucifixion. The figures standing are, from left to right, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene holding a container of spices, the Roman centurion Longinus holding a lance and the disciple St John the Evangelist. Above the cross is the sacred monogram INRI, and below it on the scroll is ELI · ELI · LAMMA · SABACTHANI (My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?) (Matthew 27:46).