Studies in the Art and Imagery of the Middle Ages


24 x 17 cm
580 pp. 364 illus.
Publication: January 2007
ISBN 1 904597 38 6


Book Description

Richard Marks is professor of art history at the University of York, England, and former director of the Burrell Collection in Glasgow . His primary research field is Gothic art, particularly stained glass.

This volume brings together twenty-four of Professor Marks‘ studies, focusing largely on stained glass in Medieval England. There are also a number of studies on sculpture, particularly of funerary monuments.


  • Introduction
  • Stained Glass : An Age of Consumption: Art for England c.1400
  • Medieval Stained Glass: Recent and Future Trends in Scholarship
  • Archives and the Visual Arts: Potsgrove Church, its fourteenth-century glazing and other fittings
  • Cistercian Window Glass in England and Wales
  • Glazing in the Romanesque parish church
  • The Thirteenth-Century Glazing of Salisbury Cathedral
  • The glazing of Fotheringhay Church and College
  • A late mediaeval glass-painting workshop in the region of Stamford and Peterborough
  • The glazing of Henry VII’s Chapel, Westminster Abbey
  • Wills and Windows: Documentary Evidence for the Commissioning of Stained Glass Windows in Late Medieval England
  • The Reception and Display of Northern European Roundels in England
  • Sir Edmund Thorp and his ancestors: the lost east window of Ashwellthorpe church (Norfolk)
  • The mediaeval stained glass of Wells Cathedral
  • The glazing of the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Tattershall, Lincs. A study of late 15th-century glass-painting workshops
  • Images And Devotion: Altarpiece, Image and Devotion: Fourteenth-century sculpture at Cobham church, Kent
  • The ‘Ymago Sancti Loci’ in the English Medieval Parish Church. Its Status and Function in the Liturgy and Private Devotion
  • Viewing Our Lady of Pity
  • A Late Medieval English Pilgrimage Cult: Master John Schorn of North Marston and Windsor
  • Images of Henry VI
  • Two early sixteenth-century boxwood carvings associated with the Glymes family of Bergen-op-Zoom
  • Death And Commemoration
  • Sir Geoffrey Luttrell and some companions: images of chivalry c.1320–50
  • ‘Entumbid Right Princely’: The Beauchamp Chapel Warwick and the Politics of Interment
  • The Howard Tombs at Thetford and Framlingham: new discoveries
  • Two illuminated guild registers from Bedfordshire
  • Index

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