Boconnoc

Nave north 2

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Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
3
Maker
Not known
Main subject
Joseph : Nathanael : Daniel with symbols of Cross, Sacred Heart and Anchor
Tracery subject
Rose and oak foliage
Donor
The Fortescue family of Boconnoc.
Dedicatee
William Pease, Steward to the estate .
Notes
  1. *Insertion=deathdate.
  2. Death of dedicatee Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornishman p 7, Cornishman p 8 (duplicate of announcement on previous page).
  3. Kelly’s Directory p 821, Kelly’s Directory p 1036.

To the glory of God and in grateful remembrance of William Pease Esqre who died aged 72 years. This window is dedicated by the Fortescue family of Boconnoc.

The window illustrates various virtues: the three main panels depict individuals from the Old and New Testaments whose virtues are described in the texts above them. Below them are a cross, flaming heart and anchor which symbolise Faith, Charity and Hope respectively.

Tracery. A red rose, surrounded by leaves.

Joseph

Whatsoever he did the Lord made it to prosper (Genesis 39:23).

Left-hand light. The text is from the Old-Testament story of Joseph and the wife of Potiphar.

Lower left light. A cross, the symbol of Faith, surrounded by entwined stems with acanthus leaves, flowers and berries at the corners.

Nathaniel

An Israelite indeed without guile (John 1:47).

Centre light. The text is from the New-Testament story of Jesus and Nathanael.

Lower centre light. A flaming heart, the symbol of Charity, surrounded by entwined stems with acanthus leaves, flowers and berries at the corners.

Daniel

A man greatly beloved (Daniel 10:11).

Right-hand light.

Lower right-hand light. An anchor, the symbol of Hope, surrounded by entwined stems with acanthus leaves, flowers and berries at the corners.