The Medieval Stained Glass of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich

The Medieval Stained Glass of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich

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qThe medieval stained glass of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, is the most important collection in a country rich in this medium. The glass is of exceptional quality and was painted in the city. It reflects the personal, religious and political interests in Norwich's urban elite, who were worshipping in the leading parish church of one of England's largest cities.q qThis illustrated volume reconstructs the glazing of much of the eastern arm of the church using extensive documentary and antiquarian evidence. The windows provide opportunities for the discussion of narrative, display and audience, and the glass is set in a local and national stylistic context. There is biographical information relating to all known Norwich glaziers from 1400 to the Reformation; this will constitute a invaluable resource for stained glass studies in the future. The reader will also find details of the documentary evidence for the furnishing and liturgy of St Peter Mancroft; transcripts of all the documents relating to the church's medieval glazing; and descriptions of panels from Mancroft now in other collections.q--BOOK JACKET.Between her and the provost are four more men, including one holding a short sceptre or mace with scalloped head in his left hand and pointing to St Margaret with his right. In the centre of the ... obscured by a repair lead. In the bottom part ofanbsp;...

Title:The Medieval Stained Glass of St Peter Mancroft, Norwich
Author:David King
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2006-06-22


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