Around 1550 Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 was born. Gerard Johnson the Anglicised form of Gheerart Janssen
In 1568 Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 (18) became an English citizen.
After 14 Apr 1587. Elizabethan Period monument to Edward Manners 3rd Earl Rutland 1549-1587 and Isabel Holcroft Countess Rutland 1550-1606 sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.
Both wearing a Ruff.
Detail of the sculpture of their only child Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 (12).
Detail of her Ermine lined mantle and hands clasped in prayer.
Her arms quarterd 1&4 Holcroft 2 Unknown? A squirrel, possibly fox, eating what may be a nut. 3 A black bird and an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes.
On 24 Feb 1588. Elizabethan Period monument to John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1551-1588 (37) and Elizabeth Charlton Countess Rutland 1553-1595 (35) in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford sculpted by Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 (38)
Detail of the Biographical panels.
Armorial above the monument showing top row: Manners Augmented, Ros, Roet, Trusbutt [or Belvoir],
2nd Row: Beauchamp, Beaumont, Berkeley, Lisle
3rd Row: Unknown, Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350 1397, Tiptoft, Powys aka Charlton
4th Row: Badlesmere, Vaux, Todeni [Albini ancient] Arms, Daubeney.
Before 30 Jul 1611 Gerard Johnson The Elder Sculptor 1550-1611 died. He was buried at Southwark Cathedral on 30 Jul 1611.