Bristol, St Mark, Lord Mayor’s Chapel

South, Flemish Roundels 3

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Not known
Number of lights
Not known
Main subject
2a. Tobias leaves with angel; Anna mourns his departure (305) 2b. The figure of Fame? (307) 2c. St Giles with a donor (309) 2d. Lot and the two angels (311)
1a. John in a cauldron of boiling oil (306) 1b. The injustice of Emperor Otto III (308) 1c. St Antony with a donor (310) 1d. Christ with the doctors in the temple (312)
Cole catalogue numbers in brackets
Subject type
  1. Cole, William. A Catalogue of Netherlandish and North European Roundels in Britain (Summary Catalogue 1), pp 35–36. Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Great Britain, , refs 305–312.
  2. Image of whole window.

1a. The torture of John the Evangelist. He is in a cauldron of boiling oil. A king and courtiers watch him (306).

1b. The injustice of Otto. The wife of an innocent courtier who has been beheaded is putting his head into a bag. The emperor Otto, who ordered the execution, looks on (308).

1d. Christ with the doctors in the Temple. Christ sits on the left at a lectern. The Virgin Mary and Joseph enter from the right. Gothic architecture. (312).