Maiden's Face Buckle
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.