The Four Evangelists
about 1915-1916Four single light windows depicting the four evangelists holding books, although St Luke holds a scroll. Each are accompanied by their emblems.
technique: stained glass
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
either side of the north porch
The four windows were given by different donors and over a couple of years. The St Matthew window has been damaged.
Text with St Mark: 'Thou shalt make them princes in all lands' (Psalm 45:17). Text with St Luke: 'They shew the glory of Thy Kingdom. Alleluia' (Psalm 145:11). Text with St John: 'How dear are Thy friends unto me O God.' The texts from the Psalms are quoted from the Coverdale Psalter (Book of Common Prayer).
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Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 213.
Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 331.
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