IMG 5485

IMG 5485

Window 060 - Saint Nicholas (third window about him) (restored)
Order is not regular; numbered by panel (see diagram).

(Lower cloverleaf)
• 9: Nicholas in school.
• 10-11: When a student in Myra, he drops money into a house to spare three girls without doweries from entering prostitution. He flees rather than be thanked.
• 12: Chosen as new bishop.

(Side half moons):

• 16-17: Nicholas addressing the three princes, Nepotian, Ursus and Apilion; The three princes saved by Nicholas carrying gifts from the Emperor. [Houvet saw this as distributing the corn of previous.]

(Upper cloverleaf)
• 20: Nicholas saves a baby from boiling, a miracle.
• 21-22: Couple's nly child falls overboard on trip to Nicholas' shrine; They find the child safe when they arrive at the shrine.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jews #Myra #Saint Nicholas #TCS-photo #Win060 #cathedral #charity #donors identified #miracles #restored #shrine #stained glass

IMG 5478

IMG 5478

Window 060 - Saint Nicholas (third window about him) (restored)
Order is not regular; numbered by panel (see diagram).

• 1-5: Apothicaries and haberdashers as donors. (3): Selling belt; (4): apothecary; (5) merchant with balance.
• 6-7: Saint Nicholas is birthed and bathed.
• 8: Nicholas refuses to suckle his mother except Mondays and Fridays.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jews #Myra #Saint Nicholas #TCS-photo #Win060 #cathedral #charity #donors identified #miracles #restored #shrine #stained glass

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 061

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 061

Window 013 - Story of Saint Anthony of the Desert and Saint Paul the Anchorite (unrestored)

Top to bottom, left to right, including medallions.

• Row 6: Anthony asks friend to bring him bread in preparation for his hermitage in the desert; Devils come to attack Anthony in the hermitage.
• Row 7 (center): This is slightly out of sequence: Anthony's friend brings bread and finds him immobilized by the pain of the scourging given in the next row up.
• Row 8: Demons scourge Anthony with whips; Anthony appears dead (like a corpse, so his friend carries the immobilized saint back to the desert on his back
• Row 9: Anthony visits Paul the Anchorite as a crow feeds them; Anthony studies alone in his cell.
• Row 10: The two saints celebrate mass; Anthony has vision of Paul's soul (small child) being bourne away by angels.
• Row 11: Lions help bury the body of Paul.
• Row 12: Athanasius receives Anthony's cloak in anticipation of the latter's death; his soul is carried to heaven.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Athanasius #Chartres #france #Saint Anthony of the Desert #Saint Paul the Anchorite #TCS-photo #Win013 #cathedral #charity #date estimate #devils and demons #hermit #miracles #nuns #stained glass #unrestored

St. Thomas the Apostle Window North Choir Chartres

St. Thomas the Apostle Window North Choir Chartres

Window 046 - Saint Thomas the Apostle in India (restored)

Bottom to top; left to right:

• Row 04: (Left half moon) Thomas and Abbanes land in Andropolis, India; (Right half moon) The butler goes out to get water, and is eaten by a lion. A dog bites of the hand the struck Thomas and brings it into the feast (not shown in this shot).
• Row 05: (Bottom of clover) Gundophorus of India entrusts Thomas with funds to build a palace (sequentially is between the two panels in next row)..
• Row 06: Abbanes presents Thomas to King Gundophorus; king then departs (after making Thomas his architect--see next row).
• Row 07: (Left half moon) Thomas gives money not used in church-building (see next) to the poor; (upper quadrant of clover) Thomas builds churches instead of a palace for the king.; (Right half moon) King returns and is not happy; he jails Thomas as prelude to his execution [story skips to row 9]
• Row 08: Angel shows the recently-deceased brother of the king the palace or mansion in heaven that Thomas is building for the king by building churches and feeding the poor [now to second panel of row 9].
• Row 09: Gad, brother to the king, dies and soul goes to heaven [back to row 8]; Gad is raised from the dead, and helps Thomas reconcile with his brother, the king.
• Row 10 (top of clover): Thomas teaches and baptizes the king.
• Row 11: (Half moons row) Thomas is later captured by King Mygdeus, stripped, and tortured; he throws the apostle into a furnace, which miraculously cools.
• Row 12: King Mygdeus commands Thomas to worship an idol in the temple of the Sun.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #13th century #Abbanes #Andropolis #Chartres #france #Gundophorus #India #Mygdeus #Saint Thomas #TCS-photo #Win046 #angels #cathedral #censers #charity #firey furnace #healing #idols #martyrs #pilgrims #restored #stained glass

IMG_9890

IMG_9890

Window 045 - St Julien the Hospitaller (restored)

• Row 01: Cartwrights and Coopers as donors
• Row 02: Joiners
• Row 03: Julien enters service with nobility.
• Row 04: He waits at table.
• Row 05: He is raised out of servitude.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jesus Christ #Saint Julien the Hospitalier #TCS-photo #Win045 #cathedral #charity #Detail #donors identified #new imports #pennance. #pilgrim #restored #stained glass

IMG 5487

IMG 5487

Window 060 - Saint Nicholas (third window about him) (restored)
Order is not regular; numbered by panel (see diagram).

• 13: Consecrated as bishop of Myra.

(Side half moons):
• 18-19: Three men welcomed and killed by inn-keeper.

(Upper cloverleaf):
• 23-25: A shyster swears by St. Nicholas he will return gold to a Jewish money-lender; He gives staff to the Jew and claims he has repaid his loan; Shyster and staff crushed by a cart, getting his just deserts.
• 26: Jewish merchant strikes St. Nicholas' statue because the saint did not protect his valuables.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jews #Myra #Saint Nicholas #TCS-photo #Win060 #cathedral #charity #donors identified #miracles #restored #shrine #stained glass

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 062

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 062

Window 013 - Story of Saint Anthony of the Desert and Saint Paul the Anchorite (restored)

Top to bottom, left to right, including medallions.

• Row 5: Devil (green face and feet) tempts Saint Anthony; Anthony before his fire is tempted by the devil in the form of a woman (also in green dress).
• Row 6: Anthony asks friend to bring him bread in preparation for his hermitage in the desert; Devils come to attack Anthony in the hermitage.
• Row 7 (center): This is slightly out of sequence: Anthony's friend brings bread and finds him immobilized by the pain of the scourging given in the next row up.
• Row 8: Demons scourge Anthony with whips; Anthony appears dead (like a corpse, so his friend carries the immobilized saint back to the desert on his back
• Row 9: Anthony visits Paul the Anchorite as a crow feeds them; Anthony studies alone in his cell.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Athanasius #Chartres #france #Saint Anthony of the Desert #Saint Paul the Anchorite #TCS-photo #Win013 #cathedral #charity #date estimate #devils and demons #hermit #miracles #nuns #stained glass

P1020564

P1020564

Window 060 - Saint Nicholas (third window about him) (restored)
Order is not regular; numbered by panel (see diagram).

• 1-5: Apothicaries and haberdashers as donors. (3): Selling belt; (4): apothecary; (5) merchant with balance.
• 6-7: Saint Nicholas is birthed and bathed.
• 8: Nicholas refuses to suckle his mother except Mondays and Fridays.
• 9: Nicholas in school.

(Side half moons):
• 14-15: Nicholas convinces sailors to provide a famine-stricken down with corn.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jews #Myra #Saint Nicholas #TCS-photo #Win060 #cathedral #charity #donors identified #interior #miracles #restored #shrine #stained glass

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 134

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 134

Window 060 - Saint Nicholas (third window about him) (restored)
Order is not regular; numbered by panel (see diagram).

• 10-11: When a student in Myra, he drops money into a house to spare three girls without doweries from entering prostitution. He flees rather than be thanked.
• 12: Chosen as new bishop.
• 13: Consecrated as bishop of Myra.

(Side half moons):
• 14-15: Nicholas convinces sailors to provide a famine-stricken down with corn.

(Side half moons):

• 16-17: Nicholas addressing the three princes, Nepotian, Ursus and Apilion; The three princes saved by Nicholas carrying gifts from the Emperor. [Houvet saw this as distributing the corn of previous.]

(Side half moons):
• 18-19: Three men welcomed and killed by inn-keeper.

• 20: Nicholas saves a baby from boiling, a miracle.
• 21-22: Couple's only child falls overboard on trip to Nicholas' shrine; They find the child safe when they arrive at the shrine.
• 23-25: A shyster swears by St. Nicholas he will return gold to a Jewish money-lender; He gives staff to the Jew and claims he has repaid his loan; Shyster and staff crushed by a cart, getting his just deserts.
• 26: Jewish merchant strikes St. Nicholas' statue because the saint did not protect his valuables.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jews #Myra #Saint Nicholas #TCS-photo #Win060 #cathedral #charity #date estimate #donors identified #miracles #restored #shrine #stained glass