Lion

After 22 Mar 1354 Edmund Cornwall was buried at St Mary's Church. Monument to Edmund Cornwall. Early Plate Period (Bascinet and Gorget). Feet resting on a Lion. Curious laminated gorget.

After 19 Nov 1473 Nicholas Fitzherbert was buried at Church of St Barlok. 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 02 Mar 1484 Ralph Fitzherbert was buried at Church of St Barlok. Monument to Ralph and wife Elizabeth Marshall. Finely made in Chellaston alabaster of the Fluted Period. His effigy notable for being the only remaining with the 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.

After 10 May 1490 Alice Southill was buried at Church of St Peter and St Paul. After 05 Nov 1524 John Harrington was buried with his wife. Their monument Tudor Period. Dogs Head Crest. Bedesman and Lion at his feet. Tudor Livery Collar. Dog(s) chewing at her dress. Probably Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

In 1501 John Strelley was buried at All Saints' Church. Monument to John Strelley and Sanchia Willoughby. Tudor Period. Described as the finest alabaster monument in the country. Chellaston alabaster. Bare headed, bobbed hair to the shoulder. Feet resting on a Lion, two fine Bedesmen, one male, one female;possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, strangled as denoted by the tongue out. Extended mantling. Four arms above the effigies represent, from left to right:
Strelley impaled Kempe - his father Robert Strelley and his mother Isabel Kempe
Strelley impaled Willoughby - John and his wife
Strelley impaled Pierrepoint - John's paternal great-grandfather Nicholas Strelley and great-grandmother Elizabeth Pierrepoint.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk in St Andrew's Church. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.