St Michael Overcoming Satan

  St Michael Overcoming Satan

Photo © Martin Crampin

larger image

Five-light window with central light depicting Michael with sword and chain standing over the defeated winged male figure of Satan, his green dragon's tail extending out into the adjacent light. Family heraldry below and figures in the tracery above: Moses and Aaron, Peter and Paul, the four evangelists and their symbols, the pelican feeding her chicks and the Agnus Dei.

technique: stained glass
size: 57 cm (width of each light)

Church of St Michael, Abergele, Conwy
north wall of the north chancel

Dedication: 'In memory of the Lloyd family now represented by Lloyd H. Bamford Hesketh eldest son of Frances Lloyd heiress of Gwrych.'

The script at the bottom of the window, giving the dedication, is similar in style and execution to an earlier window by Clutterbuck at Llangernyw.


For other views of this work click on the image(s) below:

St Michael Overcoming SatanSt Michael Overcoming SatanFamily Heraldry: St Michael Overcoming SatanTracery Lights: St Michael Overcoming SatanTracery Lights: St Michael Overcoming SatanTracery Lights: St Michael Overcoming SatanPatterned Glass: St Michael Overcoming SatanPart of the Inscription: St Michael Overcoming Satan

This artwork is indexed under the following main subject(s):
for other works containing these subjects please click on the links.

Show more subjects

Click here for other artworks at this site

Further reading

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 98.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

  St Michael Overcoming Satan

Photo © Martin Crampin

Arts & Humanities Research Council - project sponsorsNational Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies - project partnerUniversity of Wales Trinity Saint David - project organiser

This database and its contents are copyright © 2008-2021 by University of Wales Trinity Saint David, unless otherwise noted. Copyright information

Database, software and website development by Technoleg Taliesin Cyf. © 2008-2021