Eagle and Baby Crest

After 1423. St Peter's Church. Monument to John Stanley. Early Plate Period (Bascinet). 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 and his was delighted with this 'miracle' and took the child as her own.