Elizabethan Period

After 1555. St Mary's Church. Monument to Anthony Lowe. Elizabethan Period.

After 08 Jun 1564 Ralph Gell was buried in St Mary's Church. Elizabethan Period.

After 1579. Monument to Thomas Richards and Elizabeth Fiennes in St Mary the Virgin Church. Finely made in alabaster. Elizabethan Period. Renaissance chest with stripped-down strapwork.

After 19 Sep 1580 Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk was buried at St James' Church with her second husband Richard Bertie. Elizabethan Period. Sideboard tomb monument. Cornice supported by three figures of a monk and two wildmen, each holding aloft a shield of arms. In the frieze are flowers, fruit and escutcheons.

After 29 Jun 1583 Anthony Gell was buried in St Mary's Church. Elizabethan Period.

After 07 May 1592 Christopher Wray was buried at St Michael's Church. Monument to Sir Chistopher and his wife Anne Girlington. Elizabethan Period. Elephant and Castle Crest. in pink,white and blue-grey marble. Two recumbent effigies, Sir Christopher above and a little behind his wife,he in red robes,black cap and thick ruff; she in black robes, large ruff and hood. Four kneeling white marble daughters below. Ornate tomb recess above with flanking pink marble columns with white and gold Corinthian capitals. Undersurface of recess decorated with white and gold bay leaves. Plaque inscribed above with raised plaque above with Sir Christopher's son at prayer flanked by coats of arms and obelisks.

After 1592. Memorial to Thomas Cockayne and his wife Dorothy Ferrers. Elizabethan Period. St Oswalds Church.

After 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby was buried at St James' Church. After 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie was buried at St James' Church. Elizabethan Period. Tall sideboard tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with a baby in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentillated cornice.

In 1610 Nicholas Longford was buried at St Chad's Church. Elizabethan Period.

After 28 Oct 1613 George St Paul Baronet St Paul was buried at St Lawrence's Church. Monument to George St Paul Baronet St Paul and Frances Wray Countess Warwick. Elizabethan Period. A base supporting the reclining figures of the deceased with composite pillars supporting an entablature and armorial termination. In the base is a central semi-circular niche containing a carving of the deceased's daughter, flanked by niches containing mourning putti. Above on the lower step is a figure of Frances in full mourning dress with formal ruff and hat, reclining on a cushion holding a prayer book. On the upper step he reclines in plate armour with a sword. The figures are contained in a semi-circular headed recess with roses in the archivolt and on the back wall is an inscribed rectangular panel with scrolls and memento mori. The pillars to either side support a frieze and entablature from which rise flaming urns and at the angles, and at the centre is a raised achievement of arms flanked by scrolled shields and obelisks.

After 24 Mar 1619 Robert Rich 1st Earl Warwick was buried at St Lawrence's Church. Elizabethan Period. Head and shoulder portrait sculpture of deceased full face, with a profile of his wife Frances Wray Countess Warwick behind, set in a circular medallion. To either side are pelleted pilasters supporting an entablature with scrolled cartouche of arms and flanked by heraldic supporters. The whole is painted and gilded and beneath is a panel containing an inscribed poem.

After 15 Aug 1625 Mary Holford was buried at St Oswald's Church. After 1596 Hugh "The Younger" Cholmondeley 1552-1596 was buried with his wife. Elizabethan Period.

Around 1630. St Bartholomew's Church. The Bassett Tomb. William Bassett (centre), his wife Judith Corbet (his left), Henry Howard (his right) and kneeling Catharine aka Elizabeth Howard and Elizabeth Bassett Countess Newcastle upon Tyne. Sculpted by Jasper Hollemans. Elizabethan Period.

After 1653. Church of the Holy Cross. Monument to Elizabeth Meverell Countess Ardglass. Elizabethan Period.

After 1653. Church of the Holy Cross. Monument to Robert Meverell and Elizabeth Fleming. Elizabethan Period.