Corpus of misericords at St Mary's Nantwich

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Corpus of the misericords at St Mary’s, Nantwich

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N01

Lion and wyvern fighting.

Supporters - Bat-like grotesques.

N02

Letters IHC within entwined band and thorn sprays.

Left Supporter - Monogram MR beneath crown.

Right Supporter - MERCI beneath crown.

N03

Devil pulling woman’s mouth open for lying.

Supporters - Deer browsing on leaves.

N04

St. George and the dragon.

Left Supporter - Owl.

Right Supporter - Bird.

N05

Man taking cock to cockfight.

Supporters - Leaves

N06

Rosebush with five roses.

Supporters - Double rose.

N07

Vine with grapes.

Supporters - Vine with grapes.

N08

Woman in widow’s neck cloth reading book.

Left Supporter - Falcon.

Right Supporter - Begging dog.

N09

Dragon attacking winged figure emerging from conch shell.

 Supporters - Leaves.

N10

Samson riding lion.

Left Supporter - Dog.

Right Supporter - Cockatrice.

S01

Griffin atop prone man in armour.

Supporters - Dodo like grotesque.

S02

Fox shamming dead to attract birds which fly overhead.

Left Supporter - Fox {in friar’s garb}with spoils.

Right Supporter - Fox {in friar’s garb}with bow and arrows.

S03

Wrestling match.

Supporters - Winged grotesque.

S04

Mermaid with comb and mirror.

Supporters - Dolphin.

S05

Two wyverns chained face to face.

Supporters - Wyvern.

S06

Crowned head with curled forked beard.

Supporters - Beardless head in profile.

S07

Woman beating man with ladle.

Left Supporter - A boar.

Right Supporter - Dog with his head in a stew pot.

S08

Pelican in her piety.

Supporters - Bird holding prey in its talons.

S09

Capture of the unicorn.

Supporters - Leaves.

S10

Hunters skinning a stag.

Supporters - Dog watching.

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