Corpus of misericords at St Mary the Virgin, Minster-in-Thanet

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Corpus of the misericords at St Mary’s Minster

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Photos of St Mary’s, Minster

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N-01

Bird siren wearing a hennin.

Supporters  a snake’s head with female head wearing a hennin, perhaps an allusion to the Virgin-headed Serpent of the fall of Man.

N-02

Shield charged with a fess between three mullets [Manston]

Supporters  Leaf.

N-03

Hart with collar and Chain.

Supporters  conventional foliage.

N-04

Shield charged with a fess between three mullets with a crescent for difference.

Supporters  uncharged shield.

N-05

Shield charged ermine, a chief quarterly [possibly the arms of Peckham family of Yaldham.

Supporters  demi-angel with curious head-dress, bearing uncharged shield.

N-06

Woman wearing a large hennin, between the points of which a demon is seated.

Supporters  Lion’s mask with protruding tongue.

N-07

Two birds back to back.

Supporters  a dolphin biting its tail.

N-08

angel bearing uncharged shield.

Supporters  double rose.

N09

Plain bracket.

Supporters  a four-petalled rose.

N10

Old woman with distaff in hand, flanked by, left, a cat, right, a dog.

Left Supporter  a grotesque head.

Right Supporter fox bearing off fowl.

S-01

Demi-angel playing a cithern.

Supporters  lion mask.

S-02

Man’s face with curly hair, eyes looking sideways.

Supporters  dragon curled up.

S-03

Bust of man laughing.

Supporters  lion mask.

S-04

Bearded man’s head wearing a round cap.

Left Supporter  demi-angel clothed in figures, around whom is a scroll inscribed ‘Johannes’

Right Supporter demi-angel clothed in figures, around whom is a scroll inscribed ‘Curteys’

S-05

Cook stirring an iron pot. He has a basting ladle and a shovel for putting bread into the oven. He appears to be shouting.

Supporters  birds, said to be swans or fowl.

S-06

Foliate mask, with oak mouth-foliage.

Supporters  bird perched on foliage, with scroll in beak.

S-07

Angel clothed in feathers, holding a scroll across his breast inscribed I.H.C.

Supporters  dragon curled up.

S-08

Head of a man with beard and long hair.

Supporters  sensual-looking man’s head.

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