Saint-Nicolas Life & Legends
Eglise Saint-Florentin, Saint-Florentin, Burgundy, France
photos courtesy of Denis Krieger
The stained glass is from the 1500s. The scenes are found in bay three, with seventeen lights telling the life and legends of Saint Nicolas. Click for larger images; the stories are identified, with links given at the bottom of the page.
Links to stories
Panel 1 The Evil Butcher
Panels 2 - 4 The Guardian
Panel 5 Answer to Prayer: Nicholas' Birth
Panels 6 - 7 Three Impoverished Maidens
Panels 8 - 9 How Nicholas Became a Bishop
Panel 10 Demons, Be Gone!
Panel 11 Famine Relief
Panel 12 Righter of Wrongs
Panel 13 The Sailors' Friend
Panel 14 Oil and Water
Panels 15 - 16 The Deceitful Borrower
Panel 17 One Cup or Two?
(The last two panels show donors)
Photos: Denis Krieger, Mes vitraux favoris, used by permission.