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Corpus of the misericords at St Laurence, Ludlow

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N01

Four roses entwined with rose leaves.

Supporters - Double rose.

N02

Uncarved.

N03

Falcon and fetterlock.

Supporters - Fetterlock.

N04

Winged angel with a trumpet [damaged]

Supporters - Foliage.

N05

Crowned, bearded man.

 Supportrs - Foliage.

N06

Hart couchant about to rise.

Supporters - Dog.

N07

Mitred fox preaching to geese.

Left Supporter - Man and woman in small caps.

Right Supporter - Floral design.

N08

Prince of Wales’ feathers.

Supporters - Prince of Wales’ feathers.

N09

Mitred head and shoulders.

Supporters - Mitre.

N10

Antelope collared and chained.

Supporters - Foliate mask.

N11

Three figures in long cloaks; the one on the left is apparently falling, the one facing him has a foot slightly lifted, and the other holds him by the back.

Left Supporter - A pot on the fire.

Right Supporter - Floral design.

N12

Mermaid holding a mirror.

Supporters - Dolphin with mouth open showing a fine set of teeth.

N13

One devil playing bagpipes, facing another devil [head missing] who is holding by the legs a naked woman, whose body hangs down his

back. She is holding a measure in her left hand. {The cheating ale-wife taken to Hell.

Left Supporter - Demon carrying large open scroll.

Right Supporter - Female figure emerging from Hell-mouth, into which another is plunging head foremost.

N14

Monster with female face and hennin, having wings, bird’s feet, and short, thick tail.

Supporters - Cockatrice with two feet, large ears and teeth and a winged tail.

N15

Grinning bridled female [a scold], with winged hat and hennin.

Left Supporter - Man running.

Right Supporter - Man running carrying a shield.

S01

Deeply cut conventional rose with fetterlock.

Left Supporter - A large twisted rope.

Right Supporter - Blank.

S02

Uncarved.

S03

Seated man in tall cap, wearing a wide scroll across his knees.

Left Supporter - Man’s face.

Right Supporter - Woman’s face.

S04

Two figures [headless and damaged}, kneeling on one knee and holding a barrel between them.

Supporters - A jug and barrel and a cup.

S05

The tapster. Man in profile, with legs wide apart, filling a jug from a smaller barrel. His head is lying on his hands and his eyes are closed.

Supporters - Leaves.

S06

Griffin in profile, seated.

Supporters - Two-beaked birds.

S07

Centre carving damaged.

Supporters - Leaf.

S08

Man on left [headless and damaged] in short pleated shirt; two others wrestling, one of whom has grabbed the other round the waist; and two others to the right are also wrestling.

\Left Supporter - A horse {damaged]

Right Supporter - Formal patterns.

S09

Man, seated on chair and dressed in cloak with his head muffled, warming his hands at a fire.

Left Supporter - A cooking pot with lid and three legs, standing over a piece of wood laid for a fire.

Right Supporter - Two flitches

S10

Duck

Supporters - Foliage

S11

Owl

Supporters - Eagle

S12

Head and bust of a woman with a coif.

Supporters - Bust of woman with hennin.

S13

Seated figure with contorted face, and with head and shoulders leaning against a cushion with a band hinged at each end passing in front of his shoulders. He is holding the top of his right boot with both hands.

Supporters - Leaf

S14

Floral design.

Supporters - Leaf.

S15

Figure in pleated cloak, with a hammer and bellows at the foot. Barrel level with the head, smaller bellows down below.

Left Supporter - Seated figure.

Right Supporter - Floral design out of which issues a hand holding the ladle of a tall pot in which is a rod with a ball at the end, and other implements.

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