Stained glass
Lanercost Priory
Stained glass [5]

A window to Lady Cecilia Roberts, depicting St Cecilia in a Lanercost scene. Executed by Evie Hone of Ireland. There is an inscription in the stonework immediately underneath the window:

IN REMEMBRANCE OF CECILIA MAUDE ROBERTS 1868-1947 HER WAYS ARE WAYS OF LOVELINESS AND ALL HER PATHS ARE PEACE

Lady Cecilia Roberts was a daughter of the 9th Earl of Carlisle and Countess Rosalind. (the 9th Earl was an accomplished amateur artist and a great friend of some of the leading pre-Raphaelites). Cecilia's daughter, Winifred Roberts, was also an accomplished artist. She is best known as Winifred Nicholson, following her marriage to Ben Nicholson. Winifred had been a great friend of Evie Hone for many years.

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