Category Archives: Issue 61

CVMA Colloquium

The 26th international colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum will be held this year in Vienna, 10–14 September 2012. It will be hosted by the Austrian national committee of the CVMA, and the theme of the conference will be ‘Dynastic representation … Continue reading

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Professor Rüdiger Becksmann

We are extremely sorry to announce the untimely death of Professor Rüdiger Becksmann, one of the world’s leading scholars of medieval stained glass, and a key member of both the German CVMA and the international Corpus Vitrearum. A full appreciation … Continue reading

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Unique Roundels Acquired

Six roundels from a unique early sixteenth-century group of eight depicting Labours of the Month have been acquired by Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Four are now in Norwich and two in London. … Continue reading

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Study Day about the Medieval Stained Glass in the Savile Chapel at Thornhill (Yorkshire)

A study day on the important fifteenth-century glass in the Savile Chapel at the parish church of St Michael and All Angels, Thornhill (Yorkshire), will be held on 13 October 2012, 11am – 3pm. The glass in the east window … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will…

…there’s a window. Richard Marks is preparing for the British Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi a study of medieval wills that include glazing bequests. He has already amassed several hundred, primarily from published sources, and is looking for any unpublished wills … Continue reading

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Wenlok Jug Stolen from Stockwood Discovery Centre

A nationally significant bronze medieval jug has been stolen from a Bedfordshire museum [Fig. 1]. The Wenlok jug was taken from the Stockwood Discovery Centre in Luton at about 11pm on Saturday 12 May. Director of Museums, Karen Perkins, called … Continue reading

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