Sir Galahad

  Sir Galahad

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Single-light window set between two older windows. The Red Cross knight holding his sword kneels before an image of Christ the Light of the World and the Virgin and Child, with a chalice hovering above.

technique: stained glass
size: 51 cm (width of each light)
artist: A. J. Davies

Church of St Mary, Rhuddlan, Denbighshire
north wall of sanctuary

Signed 'A. J. Davies fecit 1919 Bromsgrove Guild'.

Text: 'Except a man be born of water and of the spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.'

Given in memory of Geoffrey Seymour Rowley Conwy, Major of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, killed in action at Gallipoli, 10 August 1915 by his wife Gabrielle. She died on the 12th June 1984 in her 104th year.


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 197.

Martin Crampin and John Morgan-Guy, Imaging the Bible in Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), The Victory of Good Over Evil: A Crown of Life/Saints and Soldiers.


Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 425.

Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 8.

Roy Albutt, The Stained Glass Windows of A J Davies of the Bromsgrove Guild Worcestershire (Pershore: 2005), p. 105.

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  Sir Galahad

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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