Crucifixion with Soldiers and Evangelists

  Crucifixion with Soldiers and Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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A two-light window with crucifixion scene above two lower panels showing Matthew and Mark writing their Gospels. At the crucifixion, the centurion makes his declaration 'Truly this was the Son of God.' He holds a standard 'SPQR' while other soldiers look on.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
south wall of the nave

Given in memory of William Moffat Douglas-Willan (Royal Horse Artillery) of Gwynford Abbey, Middlesex, by his daughter.

SPQR stands for 'Senatus Populusque Romanus' - the Senate & People of Rome which was the official formula of the Imperial Government.


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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 213.

Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 330.

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  Crucifixion with Soldiers and Evangelists

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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