Righteousness and Truth

  Righteousness and Truth

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Two-light window with standing female figures.

technique: stained glass
size: 120 cm (width of whole) [approx]
artist: Henry Holiday

Church of St Matthew, Buckley, Flintshire
north wall of the chancel

Texts: 'Righteousness exalteth a nation' (Proverbs 14:34); 'I have chosen the way of truth' (Psalm 119:30).

Dedication: 'In grateful memory William Ewart Gladstone and of Catherine his wife dedicated by H.H. & C.H.' Given by the artist Henry Holiday and his wife, personal friends of Gladstone.

The window and the south east window of the chancel is in memory of W.E. Gladstone of Hawarden, on several occasions Prime Minister under Queen Victoria. Canon Drew, who rebuilt this church between 1897 and 1905, was Gladstone's son-in-law.


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Further reading

J. Clifford Jones, Buckley Parish Church 1822-1972 (Buckley: Buckley St Matthew's Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council, 1974), p. 41.


Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 172.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 11.

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