Caractacus and Bran the Blessed
detail from Scenes from Early Christian History

  Caractacus and Bran the Blessed    detail from    Scenes from Early Christian History

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1897
Three-light window. Paul explaining the Gospel to Caractacus and Bendigeidfran; the marriage of Pudens and Claudia, and St Prasside and St Pudenziana.

technique: stained glass
size: 40 cm (width of each light) [approx]
designer: Charles Edward Tute

Church of St Llonio, Llandinam, Powys
south wall of the south aisle chapel

Given by Elinor Powel in memory of her parents Richard and Elinor Powel of Trewythen. The subjects were commissioned to celebrate the legendary connection of the area with Caractacus, and his association with Paul and the early church in Rome.




 

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Scenes from Early Christian HistoryPudens is Married to Claudia: Scenes from Early Christian HistorySt Paul Explains the Gospel to Caractacus and His Father Bran the Blessed: Scenes from Early Christian HistorySt Pudenziana and St Prasside Wipe Up the Blood of the Martyrs: Scenes from Early Christian HistorySt Pudenziana and St Prasside Wipe Up the Blood of the Martyrs: Scenes from Early Christian HistoryThe Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John: Scenes from Early Christian History

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 160.

Martha Vandrei, 'Claudia Rufina' (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), pp. pp. 60–76.

References

Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: 1979), p. 121.




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  Caractacus and Bran the Blessed    detail from    Scenes from Early Christian History

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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