Chest with Weepers

Chest with Weepers is in Chest Tombs.

Before 1400. Monuments believed to be to Sir Elidor of Stackpole and his wife in St Elidor's Church Stackpole. Chest with Weepers.

On 19 Nov 1473 Nicholas Fitzherbert 1400-1473 (73) died at Norbury. He was buried at Church of St Barlok Norbury. Fluted Period. Fine set of weepers. Two wives shown on one end. Clenched Fist Crest usually left-handed; probably a mistake by the sculptor. Suns and Roses Collar. Feet resting on a Lion. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Suns and Roses Collar.

On 12 Mar 1487 William Gascoigne 1452-1487 (35) died at Gawthorpe Hall. All Saints Church Harewood. Monument to William Gascoigne 1452-1487 (35) and Margaret Percy 1447- (40). Fluted Period. Alabaster chest tomb with a fine array of weepers, possibly their children although too many, women one side, nine men the other, one of which appears with angels wings, possible children and spouses. He wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar with unusual O links. Clean shaved, no bascinet, his head resting on a helm with bulls head crest. His armour plate over which there appears to be, unusually for the period, a tabard.  The left hand side of his face appears disfigured. Possibly a war wound. She wearing the widow's barbe. Note. Gardner describes this monument as being to Sir John Nevill of Womersley, died 1482. Chest with Weepers. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Angels Supporting Pillow.

After 1488. St Marys and St Nicholas Church Beaumaris. Monument to William Bulkeley 1418-1488 and Ellen Griffith. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Finely made in alabaster. Dress Folds at Feet. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers.

On 03 Aug 1494 Nicholas Montgomery 1434-1494 (60) died. He was buried at Church of St Andrew Great Cubley. Effigy, if there were one, now missing. Attributed to Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Chest with Weepers.

After 29 Jul 1509. St Mary the Virgin Church Chipping Norton. Monument to Richard "The Elder" Croft -1509 and Eleanor Cornwall 1428-1519. Finely made in alabaster. Fluted Period. Two complete effigies,still Gothic in line and detail, on a crocketed niched chest with angels and shields. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Gabled Headress with Lappets.

On 27 Sep 1510 Edward Redman Lord Harewood 1455-1510 (55) died. All Saints Church Harewood. Monument to Edward Redman Lord Harewood 1455-1510 (55) and Elizabeth Huddlestone Baroness Harewood 1450-1526 (60). Tudor Period. Esses and Roses Collar. Dogs Head Crest. She wearing a simple headdress with veil falling low on the shoulders. The carving somewhat reminiscent of Alice Chaucer's. Monument in Ewelme,Oxfordshire. Angels Supporting Pillow. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Chest with Weepers.

On 12 Oct 1516 Isabel Neville 1457-1516 (59) died. In 1526 William Smythe 1480-1526 (46) died. Before 29 Nov 1529 Anne Staunton -1529 died.

Monument in St Peter's Church Elford. Tudor Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses. Gabled Headress with Lappets. Probably Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Angels Supporting Pillow. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Swirling Tail. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers.

On 13 Mar 1518 Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) died at Ashover. He was buried at All Saints Church Ashover.

Monument to Thomas Babington 1449-1518 (69) and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 (61). Excellent painted alabaster monument of the Tudor Period with the colours much refreshed. Carved by Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings.

She wearing a Gabled Headress with long lappets.

He in civilian clothes with a purse (aka scrip aka gypciere) hanging from his belt.

Dogs chewing at her dress suggests Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent carved the monument.

The chest tomb of exceptional quality with the fifteen weepers under crocketed canopies broadly undamaged. The weepers on the sides are believed to represent Thomas and Editha's children, possibly fourteen, and their respective spouses. Those on the ends appear to be Saints and Angels with the one in the middle possible St Catherine. The chest tomb now abuts the south wall of the chancel meaning only three sides visible.

Babington impaled Fitzherbert.

Around 1520. Alabaster monument to William Blythe and his wife. Probably Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Church of St James the Great Norton. Gabled Headress with Lappets. Dogs chewing at her dress. Angels Supporting Pillow. Chest with Weepers. Gypciere.

Around 10 Nov 1530 Randle Brereton of Malpas 1480-1530 (50) died. he was buried in St Oswald's Church Malpas. Monument to Randle Brereton of Malpas 1480-1530 (50) and Eleanor Dutton 1484-1522 (46). Alabaster. Tudor Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses. Dogs Head Crest. Dogs chewing at her dress. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Gabled Headress with Lappets. Angels Supporting Pillow. Swirling Tail. Chest with Weepers.

After 08 Dec 1534. St Mary's Church Fawsley. Monument to Richard Knightley 1455-1534 sculpted by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent. Gabled Headress. Chest with Weepers. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses. Angels Supporting Pillow.

After 20 Sep 1543. Alabaster Monument to Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 and Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland 1495-1551 in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford.

Chest with Weepers. Monument sculpted by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent.

Detail of his head with a short haircut and beard. He wearing a circlet, possibly coronet. His head resting on a Great Helm with Peacock in Pride ie with its feathers displayed.

Detail of his Leg Garter, Shoulder Garter and his Knots and Encircled Sheilds Collar Livery Collar.

Her feet on a Griffin. His feet resting on a Unicorn, with its horn missing.

His Mitten Gauntlets with the cloven-hooved foot of the Unicorn visible.

Detail of his Great Helm with Cap of Maintenance and the Manners Peacock in Pride ie with its feathers displayed.

Detail of the panels of the chest.

Detail of her dress with fastenings, heart locket, hands crasped in prayer.

After 1554. St Mary the Virgin Church North Aston. Believed to be a. Monument to John Anne -1554 but the armour would suggest it is around a hundred years or so earlier than his death in 1554. Finely carved in alabaster. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Lion Pendant. Fine Bedesmen on the chest. Dogs chewing at her dress. Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Angels Supporting Pillow. Chest with Weepers. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Gabled Headress with Lappets.

After 10 Nov 1559. Church of St Nicholas Alcester. Monument to Fulk Greville 11th Baron Latimer 3rd Baron Willoughby Broke 1503-1559 and Elizabeth Willoughby 11th Baroness Latimer 3rd Baroness Willoughby Broke 1512-1562Somewhat curious armour; possibly imagined by the carver. Rose Pendant. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers. Helm with Folds. Dress Folds at Feet. Possibly Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

On 08 Jun 1564 Ralph Gell 1491-1564 (73) died. He was buried in St Mary's Church Wirksworth. Elizabethan Period. Chest with Weepers.