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As the name suggests its’s about justice. You can see Justitia, next to a crane and libra with the sword as a reference for the Judgment. The carried beehives representative of the honey and therefore required for judgments Mildness.
The Justitia (Justice) is also counted among the cardinal virtues. Commonly belongs beside her most important characteristic, the Libra, the crane to her Attributes. This is considered in ancient times and since the Middle Ages as a symbol of Watchfulness. Standing on one leg, the crane holds a stone in the raised claw. If he fell asleep, the stone fell on his other foot, whereupon he would awaken.
On the side, you can see Birds which are pecking for pomegranate seeds with their beaks. As well you recognizes mandrake roots in the lower one Field of fruit bunches. The mandrake has been a magic plant since antiquity – probably because of the human-like form of the root. Rituals and legends have become connected to the plant.
Below the oriel you can see three «green man» which is a motive from the celtic mythology. The Name «green man» goes back to an investigation of Lady Raglan (1901 – 1971) on European churches. The «green man» stands for the union of humanity with the vegetative world.
1944, 1983, 2015 – Renovation/Restoration of the oriel/bay window
It could also be St.Michael…
St. Michael weighs souls in his perfectly balanced scales to determin their worth – a very pre-Christian image. As we can see, he weighs souls based on their deeds during their life on earth. This happens on Judgement day. St. Michael has long been recognized as the protector and guardian of the Church itself and the angel of the Blessed Sacrament. St. Michael the Archangel in Catholic writings and traditions he acts as the defender of the Church, and chief opponent of Satan; and assists souls at the hour of death.