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Stanton St John

s.4

c.1300


Two angels and a coat of arms for Clare.

The funeral of the Virgin Mary, where according to the Golden Legend an angry Jew, Jephonias, tried to overturn the coffin but he hands became stuck to it. A prayer to St Peter released him. He can be seen twice in the window, stuck to the coffin and then tumbling to the ground as he was released.

detail of the angels































detail of the funeral procession

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