Overview of Catherine's life and devotion to the saint
Window of Catherine of Alexandria, Cathedral of Angers, France, c 1190 © Raguin/MMK
1) Catherine before Maximinus, arguing with pagan philosophers © Raguin/MMK
St. Catherine, chapterhouse vestibule, York Minster c. 1290-5 © Raguin/MMK.
St. Catherine, window of chapterhouse, York Minster c. 1285-90 © Raguin/MMK
St. Catherine, window of chapterhouse, York Minster c. 1285-90, detail of torture with wheels © Raguin/MMK
OXCC4 St. Catherine (hold wheel) Oxford, Christ Church, 1330-50 © Raguin/MMK
St. Catherine, westernmost
window of north nave aisle, York Minster, 1307-1312, detail of torture
with wheels © Raguin/MMK Royal arms are in the border of this window
and figures wearing the fleur-de-lis of France and the lions of England
flank the saint's torture. The window is unusual for its imagery of the
royalty and peerage of Europe. Italics inicates heraldic shield.
|Visited in Prison||Tortured||Executed|
|Provence||King of Rome||Castile and Leon|
|Before the Emperor||Converts Philsophers||Philosophers killed|
|Jerusalem||Peter de Dene, donor||Navarre|
In the borders are figures in heraldic dress: the Kings and Queens of England and France; four earls; Lancaster, Gloucester, Surrey and Warwick, and four barons: Rose, Mowbray, Clifford, and Percy.
St. Catherine, Wall painting of her life and martyrdom, Sporle, St. Mary's Church, 1390-1400.
St. Catherine, Wall painting of her life and martyrdom, Pickering, Church of Saints Peter and Paul, c. 1450.
St. Catherine, stained
glass detail, by Peter Hemmel von Andlau, c 1470, Hessisches Landesmuseum,
Darmstadt, Germany © Raguin/MMK
St. Christopher, north choir window, York Minster c 1380 © Raguin/MMK.
St. Christopher, All Saints North Street, York, 1412-28 © Raguin/MMK.
St. Christopher, Holy Trinity, Goodramgate, York, 1470 © Raguin/MMK.
Buxheim St. Christopher, woodcut , 1423 Upper Rhine, and story of the saint
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