Early Plate Bascinet Period
The Early Plate Bascinet Period has similarities with the preceding Camail and Jupon Period. The primary difference being the Bascinet being decorated with an Orle as a means of further protection. Over time Orles became more decorated; some have IHS or IHC, an acronym of Iesous Christos or Jesus Christ.
After 29 Mar 1372 John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby 1323-1372 was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.Early Plate Bascinet Period.
After 1391.St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire.Monument to Thomas Arderne 1337-1391 and Catherine Stafford 1338-1392. Early Plate Bascinet Period. Holding Hands.
After 23 Apr 1394 Hugh Calveley 1324-1394 was buried (probably) at St Boniface's Church, Bunbury, Cheshire.Monument Early Plate Bascinet Period. Finely carved Calf's Head on the breastplate representing Hugh Calveley's canting arms. Calf's Head Crest. Arse Girdle.
After 09 Aug 1396 Robert Willoughby 4th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1349-1396 was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire with his third wife Elizabeth Latimer 5th Baroness Latimer Corby, Baroness Neville Raby, Baroness Willoughby Eresby 1357-1395.Early Plate Bascinet Period. Remarkable helm on which the Baron's head rests with a Bearded Man crest.Excellent orle around the Baron's bascinet.
After 01 Sep 1414 William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414 was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church in Bottesford.His monument of the Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Manners Peacock Crest surmounting his Great Helm.
After 1419. Monument to Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419 (43) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Early Plate Bascinet Period.
After 23 Mar 1421 John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 was buried in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church in Bottesford.His monument of the Early Plate Bascinet Period. The Manners Peacock Crest did surmount his Great Helm; only the feet remain.
After 1423.St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire. Monument to John Stanley 1423-1474. Early Plate Bascinet Period. Maiden's Face Buckle. Eagle and Baby Crest ; the legend associated with Sir John's descent from his ancestor, Sir Thomas Latham, whose wanted his barren wife to adopt his illegitimate son so he placed the baby in a nearby eagle's nest.His wife was delighted with this 'miracle' and took the child as her own.
After 1425. Monument to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland 1364-1425 (61) and his wives Margaret Stafford Baroness Neville Raby 1364-1396 and Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland 1379-1440 (46) in St Mary's Church, Staindrop, County Durham. Early Plate Bascinet Period.