Biography of Maximillian Colt
On 23 Sep 1607 Princess Mary Stewart was buried in the Henry VII Chapel in Westminster Abbey opposite her sister Sophia's tomb in a private ceremony. Her effigy, created by Maximillian Colt, represented a young girl, clad in a mature dress, with the traditional ruff, carved in ivory.
After 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire was buried at St Peter's Church. Monument to William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire and Henry Cavendish. The two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt.
After 1641 Maximillian Colt died.