Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period

Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period is in Church Monument Periods.

After 22 Mar 1354. Monument to Edmund Cornwall 1280-1354 at St Mary's Church Burford. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Feet resting on a Lion. Curious laminated gorget.

In 1390 Sampson Strelley -1390 was buried at All Saints' Church Strelley. Monument to Sampson and Elizabeth Hercy -1405. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Finely made in Chellaston alabaster. The detail of the mail incomplete. Bascinet, no orle, moustache. Great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, strangled as denoted by the tongue out. Extended mantling. She wearing an early form of Crespine Headress. Holding Hands. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Angels Supporting Pillow. Bedesmen. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar.

In 1399 William Mainwaring 1345-1399 (54) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church Acton. Monument Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Ass's Head Crest. Orle.

On 11 Apr 1418 John Harrington 4th Baron Harington 1384-1418 (34) died. He was buried in the Lady Chapel of St Dubricius Church Porlock. His brother William Harrington 5th Baron Harington 1390-1457 (28) succeeded 5th Baron Harington. 18 Oct 1471 Elizabeth Courtenay Baroness Bonville and Harington -1471 died. She was buried at St Dubricius Church Porlock.
Monument to John Harrington 4th Baron Harington 1384-1418 (34) and Elizabeth Courtenay Baroness Bonville and Harington -1471. Finely carved alabaster. Monument of the Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Note the decorated orle and the plate gorget (throat protection), Hip Belt and the Horses Head Crest. She wearing a Crespine Headress. Chunky Lions Mane. Angels Supporting Pillow.

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After 1423. St John the Baptist Church Tideswell. Thurstan de Bower -1423 and Margaret. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Basinet with decorated Orle with IHC NASARE Lettering. She wearing a Crespine Headress.

After 22 Mar 1426. All Saints Church Harewood. Monument to Richard Redman Master of the Horse 1350-1426 and Elizabeth Aldeburgh 1362-1417. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses and Inter-twined Knots Collar. Horses Head Crest. Elaborate Crespine Headress. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields.

On 26 Feb 1432 Ralph Longford 1400-1432 (31) died. St Chad's Church Longford. Monument to Ralph Longford 1400-1432 (31). Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Hip Belt. Orle with IHC Lettering.

On 27 May 1435 Nicholas Montgomery 1350-1435 (85) died at Great Cubley. He was buried at Church of St Andrew Great Cubley. Damaged. Probably carved in 1461. Early Suns and Roses Collar. Hip Belt. Orle with IHC Lettering. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields.

After 07 Jun 1438. Monument to John Cockayne 1370-1438 at St Oswalds Church Ashbourne. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Cockerel Crest (most of which is missing). Horned Headdress. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Possibly Sutton and Prentys Sculptor.

After 01 Oct 1440. Monument to William Rhyther 1379-1440 and Sybil Aldeburgh 1363-1439 at All Saints Church Harewood. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Crespine Headress.

On 06 Jun 1441 William Phelip 1383-1441 (58) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church Dennington. Monument to William Phelip 1383-1441 (58) and Joan Bardolf 6th Baroness Bardolf 1390-1447 (50). Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Feathered Crest. Detail of the Wyvern on which her feet rest. Detail of Eagle, possibly hawk, on which his feet rest. Crespine Headress covering her hair. He wearing a bascinet with orle with IHC lettering. Both wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar. Leg Garter below the left knee.

Before 15 Nov 1448 Hugh Willoughby -1448 died. On 15 Nov 1448 Hugh Willoughby -1448 was buried at St Mary & All Saints Church Willoughby-on-the-Wolds. Monument to Hugh Willoughby -1448 and Margaret Freville 1401-1493. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Hip Belt. Horned Headdress. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Angels Supporting Pillow. Possibly Sutton and Prentys Sculptor.

After 1451. St Bartholemew's Church Tong. Monument to Richard Vernon aka Pembridge 1389-1451 and Benedicta Ludlow 1391-1427. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. He with an Lancastrian Esses Collar. Chest of sandstone with twenty-three niches containing, alternatively, twelve angels with shields, and eleven apostles. His head rests on the Vernon Horses Head Crest. She wearing Esses_Collar and mitred Crespine Headress. Scabbard with IHS. Possibly the work of Sutton and Prentys Sculptor.

After 1456. St Lawrence's Church Over Peover. Monument to Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover 1363-1456 and Margery Venables 1369-1459. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. He with a Lancastrian Esses Collar and Orle with IHC NASARE Lettering his head resting on an Ass's Head Crest. She wearing a mitred crespine headress. Possiby Sutton and Prentys Sculptor.

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.

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.

The armour of the Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period was developed after experience in battle had shown the throat vulnerable. A gorget was added, attached to the bascinet, to protect the throat.