Receiving the Crown of Life with St George and St Martin

  Receiving the Crown of Life with St George and St Martin

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1919

Three-light window. A kneeling figure in armour offers up his sword and receives the crown of life from an angel. Standing figures of the two soldier saints in the outer lights. Two further angels below with the text 'Faithful unto death'.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: A. L. Moore & Son

Church of St Cynllo, Llangynllo, Ceredigion
west wall of the nave

Given in memory of Marteine Kemes Arundell Lloyd (hence the appearance of his patron, St Martin, and not just because he is a soldier saint), son of Sir Marteine Lloyd, Bart. He was killed at the Battle of the Somme on 15 September 1916.




 

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 527.




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