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Cat & mouse misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

A modern carving to replace an old or lost misericord. The misericord (mercy seat) is the little ledge above the carving on which the monks could rest whilst standing for long periods during prayers.

The devil & bellows misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

The devil & bellows misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

Cat misericord.

early French misericord carved with a cat washing itself on a pair of bellows. also in the Musee National du Moyen Age/Cluny

Man & pig misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

A modern carving to replace one of the misericords. The misericord (mercy seat) is the little ledge above the carving on which the monks could rest whilst standing for long periods during prayers.

Doctor & patient misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

Doctor & patient misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

October. A Swineherd knocks down acorns from an oak tree to feed the pigs, Misericord, Great Malvern Priory (by Julian P Guffogg, geograph.co.uk 3087072 1a633032) - Category:Misericords in England - Wikimedia Commons

October. A Swineherd knocks down acorns from an oak tree to feed the pigs, Misericord, Great Malvern Priory (by Julian P Guffogg, geograph.co.uk 3087072 1a633032) - Category:Misericords in England - Wikimedia Commons

Misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

Misericord, Great Malvern Priory by Bob Embleton, via Geograph

January. A man with 2 cups, one for the old year, and one for the new, Misericord, Great Malvern Priory (by Julian P Guffogg, geograph.co.uk 3087096 9862a8e8) - Category:Misericords in England - Wikimedia Commons

January. A man with 2 cups, one for the old year, and one for the new, Misericord, Great Malvern Priory (by Julian P Guffogg, geograph.co.uk 3087096 9862a8e8) - Category:Misericords in England - Wikimedia Commons

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