Totnes, St Mary

South aisle

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Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
4
Maker
Fouracre & Son
Main subject
3a. Crossed keys—symbol of St Peter 3b. Shell—symbol of St James the Great 3c. Eagle—symbol of St John the Evangelist 3d. Wooden saltire—symbol of St Andrew
2a. St Peter 2b. St James the Great 2c. St John the Evangelist 2d. St Andrew
1a. Peter confesses Jesus to be the Christ 1b. 1c. An angel sent by Christ appears to John on Patmos 1d. Calling of Peter and Andrew by Christ
Tracery subject
Angels holding scrolls: Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty
Subject type
Figurative historical
Donor
Bequest of Robert Earle, Snr(2), of Eaglescairn, Torquay, corn merchant, son of dedicatees, died aged 58
Dedicatee
  1. Robert Earle (1) died aged 82
  2. Rhoda Earle, wife of Robert Earle (1), died aged 68
Design
St Andrew standing behind his cross (2d. St Andrew)
  1. . Brixham, St Mary the Virgin, North aisle 2. Third light. St Andrew.
  2. . Hatherleigh, St John the Baptist, Chancel east. Second light. St Andrew.
St Peter holding the keys with both hands (2a. St Peter)
  1. . Ermington, St Peter and St Paul, South Chapel east. b. St Peter.
Notes
  1. Death of Rhoda Earle, Totnes Weekly Times p 5
  2. Death of Robert Earle (1), dedicatee, Totnes Weekly Times p 5
  3. Death of Robert Earle (2), donor, Torquay Times and South Devon Advertiser p 1, Totnes Weekly Times p 5, Totnes Weekly Times p 5.
  4. Bequest of £150 in will of donor for window, Totnes Weekly Times p 5, Torquay Times and South Devon Advertiser p 5, Totnes Weekly Times p 5, Exeter and South Devon Advertiser p 5
  5. Approval of design, Totnes Weekly Times p 5, Western Times p 3, Western Times p 3.
  6. Insertion, donor, dedicatees, subjects, maker, Totnes Weekly Times p 4. Location is second on the south side from the screen. Corresponds with the Roberts memorial window which it adjoins.
  7. Image of window.