About Ken Mourin

A long-retired general practitioner who loves old churches and delights in the many ways in which the honours of warriors and knights, merchants and lords, lawyers and public servants, have been commemorated in wood, stone, brass, paint and stained glass decorating and adorning those churches.

The art and artistry displayed is constantly imaginative and intriguing, with contributions showing a true love of the church in bench ends and arm rests, misericords and painted shields, often with a mischievous use of almost pagan symbolism and contemporaneous portraiture, dating back hundreds of years.  To find, for instance, Warenne’s arms carved, decorated with diapering and original paintwork in the Priory he founded in the eleventh century, is awe-inspiring.

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