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The stained glass window commemorates King Edward VII.

Edward was born at Buckingham Palace on 9th November 1841. He was the eldest son of Queen Victoria, his predecessor, and Prince Albert. He succeeded to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland, and as Emperor of India, on 22nd January 1901, aged 59 years.

He was married at St. George's Chapel, Windsor on 10th March 1863, to Alexandra, daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark.  Edward VII died at Buckingham Palace on 6th May 1910, aged 68, after a reign of only nine years. He is buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor, and Alexandra, his Queen, died in 1925.

By public subscription, a window was erected in St. John's Church, Launceston, in his memory. The subject is 'Our Lord in Majesty'



Address:157 St John Street, St John's Church, Launceston, 7250
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.439837
Long: 147.141248
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:22-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:06-May-1910


Front Inscription

To the glorious memory of His Majesty King Edward VII

Source: MA,JG
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au