Corpus of miericords at St Mary's, Whalley

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Corpus of the misericords at St Mary’s, Whalley

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St Mary’s, Whalley photo page

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N01

Warrior, with sword and buckler thrown down, kneeling before wife, who is beating him with a frying pan.

Supporters - Leaf.

N02

Oak with sprays of flowers and mouse on branch.

Supporters - Leaf.

N03

Three-faced head.

Supporters - Head with curly beard.

N04

Foliage.

Supporters - Whorled leaf design.

N05

Foliage.

Supporters - Rose.

N06

Satyr and woman, inscribed Penses molt et p[ar]les pou, ‘think much and speak little.’

Supporters - Head.

N07

Two eagles tearing intestines of lamb.

Supporters - Eagle.

N08

St. George and the Dragon.

Supporters - Dragon.

N09

Man and two dogs pursuing a fox with a bird in its mouth.

Supporters - Rose.

N10

Flowers [modern]

Supporters - Leaves and acorns.

N11

Flowers [modern]

Supporters - Leaves and fruit in circular design.

N12

Flowers [modern]

Supporters - Leaves and pine cones.

S01

Lion and winged dragon.

Supporters - Stiff-leaf foliage.

S02

Pomegranates between two sharp-beaked birds.

Supporters - Leaf.

S03

Pelican in her piety.

Supporters - Heads.

S04

King’s head with scroll held by griffin.

Supporters - Floral design.

S05

Angel.

Supporters - Leaves.

S06

Face with mouth foliage.

Supporters - Leaves.

S07

Vine and grapes, inscribed Semp[er] Gaudentes sint ista sede sedentes ‘ joyful be they who sit here.’ [Abbot’s stall]

Supporters - Initials ‘W.W.’

S08

Shoeing the goose, inscribed, Who so melles hy[m]of y al dos let hy[m]cu[m] heir & shoe ye ghos ‘whoever meddles in other

people’s affairs is sure to make a failure of it.’

Supporters - Whorled leaf design.

S09

Flying dragon carrying in claws swaddled infant.

Supporters - Whorled leaf design.

S10

Angel [modern].

Supporters - Leaves and fruit I circular design.

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