Ludlow Palmers
helping to conserve the fabric and treasures of St Laurence's
St John's Chapel
Palmers Window

The Palmers' Window

The Palmers' window dates from the period of the C15 rebuilding of the Church. It shows us a religious guild taking liberties with history to exploit a legend.

Here is the legend: King Edward the Confessor was a weak king, but a saintly man ...read more...

Golden window

The Golden Window

The ‘Golden Window’ otherwise known and the Paternoster, Salutation or Annunciation Window, is one of St Laurence's ‘Catechism Windows’ and is considered to be the finest in the Church.

The window was almost certainly erected in memory of John Parys, the wealthy draper who was Warden of the Palmer's Guild from 1442 to his death in 1449. ...read more...

Bridgeman monument

Bridgeman Monument

Bridgeman, 1568/9-1637/8, trained as a lawyer; in 1623 he became a member of the Council of the Marches, and was knighted. His numerous legal roles including acting as Recorder of Gloucester and Chief Justice of Chester, and at Ludlow he deputised for the President of the Council of the Marches. ...read more...