Saint Edmund, Downham Market, Norfolk

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The Nave roof tie-beams rest on supports carved and decorated in the form of various saints, bearing shields emblazoned with their symbol.   Some of these saints have been identified.  Further research is being conducted into the others.

St Edmund of East Anglia (crown and arrows)
St Edmund of East Anglia (crown and arrows)

St Edmund of East Anglia (crown and arrows)
St Edmund of East Anglia (crown and arrows)

An unknown bishop (mitre)
An unknown bishop (mitre)

An unknown bishop (mitre)
An unknown bishop (mitre)

St James, Apostle (pilgrims' shells)
St James, Apostle (pilgrims' shells)

St Paul, Apostle (sword)
St Paul, Apostle (sword)

St Andrew, Apostle (saltire cross)
St Andrew, Apostle (saltire cross)

Either St Augustine or St Thomas of Canterbury? (pallium)
Either St Augustine or St Thomas of Canterbury? (pallium)

St Peter, apostle (keys of the kingdom of heaven, Matthew 16)
St Peter, apostle (keys of the kingdom of heaven, Matthew 16)

? St (King) Louis of France (fleur-de-lis)
? St (King) Louis of France (fleur-de-lis)

Unknown (nails of the passion)
Unknown (nails of the passion)

An unknown bishop (mitre)
An unknown bishop (mitre)

St George, Martyr - patron saint of England
St George, Martyr - patron saint of England