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Glass Facts From the Past- 16th Century – England

Cheryl Owens

Published on: 5/15/2019

Window size of this period directly correlated to prosperity, and was influenced by the stability of the Tudor reign. As the windows themselves became larger, many were divided into smaller sections called “lites” by vertical mullions and horizontal transoms. These vertical and horizontal bars were made from stone or timber during this period. To form a hinged casement opening, a frame of wrought-iron was set in the vertical mullion and provided a smaller window able to be opened.