Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar
Around 1465 William Gascoigne 1409-1465 (56) died at Gawthorpe Hall, Harewood, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire. All Saints Church, Harewood, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire. Monument to William Gascoigne 1409-1465 (56) and Margaret Clarell. Fluted Period. Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. His bare head, with finely detailed hair, no facial hair, rests on an unusual helm which appears to be a Maiden's Face, with an orle. Below the waist faulds and tasses under which mail may be seen.Both rest on a chest tomb with finely detailed weepers on each side. She, on his right, with a Widow's Barbe (from the French for beard) drawn up to her chin at the finely carved end of her dress two dogs, one pulling at the folds Dog(s) chewing at her dress.
After 19 Nov 1473 Nicholas Fitzherbert 1400-1473 was buried at Church of St Barlok, Norbury, Staffordshire. Fluted Period.Fine set of weepers. Two wives shown on one end.Clenched Fist Crest usually left-handed; probably a mistake by the sculptor. Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar.Feet resting on a Lion.
After 12 Oct 1477 Humphrey Blount 1421-1477 was buried at Church of St John The Baptist, Kinlet, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire.Monument to Humphrey Blount 1421-1477 and Elizabeth Winnington. Fluted Period. He wearing a Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. She wearing a fine Butterfly Headress with large flap as also detailed in the weepers. Finely made folds at the foot of her dress with Dog(s) chewing at her dress.
After 02 Mar 1484 Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 was buried at Church of St Barlok, Norbury, Staffordshire.Monument to Ralph and wife Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490 (47).Finely made in Chellaston alabaster of the Fluted Period. His effigy notable for being the only remaining with the Yorkist Boar Pendant[boar of Richard III] on his Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. Bobbed hair with finely detailed ringlets. No facial hair. The chest finely made with weepers on the three extant sides. On one side five single men (a knight, a monk, two merchants and one unknown), and one couple. On the other side women, four single, two duos. Ralph and Elizabeth had twelve children, six male, six female so probable the weepers represent their children, possibly with spouses, possibly with offspring since in the two females duos there is a noticeable difference in height. Tudor Livery Collar. Fine sabbatons, the armoured feet, with spurs. Note the beadsman under the right foot. Unlikely the sculptor had ever seen a lion. Feet resting on a Lion. The Fitzherbert Clenched Fist Crest. A finely carved Butterfly Headress. A finely carved collar with Mary and baby Jesus pendant. A Bedesman looking somewhat bored. Excellent weepers on all sides, probably their issue, possibly with grandchildren, on the longer sides since they had six boys and six girls.Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.
Around 1488 Thomas Cockayne 1451-1488 was killed in a fight with Thomas Burdett at Polsworth, Warwickshire. He was buried at All Saints Church, Youlgreave, Derbyshire. A curious monument insofar as it half-life sized apparently as a result of his dying before his father. Killed in a fight, or duel, with his in-law Thomas Burdett over inheritance or dower. Fluted Period. Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. Cockayne Cockerel Crest.