Female Headwear

Female Headwear is in Clothing.

Crespine Headress

Bongrace

French Hood

On 29 Jul 1558 Henry Sacheverell 1526-1558 (32) died at Ratcliffe on Soar. He was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar.

On 10 Feb 1554 Lucie Pole 1528-1554 (26) died.

She wearing a puffed sleeve gown with triple chain with French Hood. His head on a great helm with Goat Crest. Possibly Richard Parker of Burton on Trent with Dogs chewing at her dress.

On 31 Aug 1565 George Vernon "King of the Peak" 1508-1565 (57) died. He was buried at All Saint's Church Bakewell. By his will of 18 Aug 1565 he bequeathed six Derbyshire manors and two in Staffordshire to his wife for life. His executors were to take the profits of his manor of Kibblestone, in Staffordshire, and two Cheshire manors for 16 years after his decease to pay his debts, funeral expenses and the fulfilment of his will, which included among numerous bequests the provision of one gold chain worth £20 to his godson, Gilbert Talbot (12), the future 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, 'as a remembrance of my good will towards him'. His wife, his son-in-law John Manners (38), his brother-in-law Nicholas Longford (33) and his 'loving neighbours and faithful friends Thomas Sutton and Richard Wennesley were each to receive £20 for their services as executors, while his 'right worshipful friends' (Sir) John Zouche II and Francis Leke (55) were each to have a horse.

Monument with both his wives Margaret Tailboys 1528-1565 (37) and Maud aka Magdelan Longford -1596 each wearing a French Hood. Man with Two Wives.

Gabled Headress

On 25 Feb 1387 John Grey aka Marmion 1343-1387 (44) died in Spain. In 1400 Elizabeth St Quentin 1347-1400 (53) died.

Monument in St Nicholas Church West Tanfield. Camail and Jupon Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Hip Belt. Feathered Crest on Great Helm. Angels Supporting Pillow. His bascinet has decorated edges with the camail appearig to attach inside the bascinet. Decorated flat band. She wearing a unusual headress which appears to be a cross between Gabled Headress and Bongrace. Her dress long with a Low Rounded Neckline and appears to be decoated with an armorial: vair at the top, chevrons at the bottom, which may be Marmion or a variation of.

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.

In or after 1526. Monument to John ap Ellis Eyton -1526. Alabaster Monument. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields indicative of Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

Detail of his head. Categorised as Fluted Period. Note the absence of headwear, his being clean shaven and the standard protecting the neck all of which define the Fluted Period.

Before it was damaged this was a dog chewing at the hem of her dress; also indicative of Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

She wearing a Gabled Headress.

Tudor Roses on his sword pommel.

Bedesman and Swirling Tail both indicative of Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent.

A curious lion at his feet. Unlikely the carver had ever seen a lion.

Lancastrian Esses Collar.

Detail of the orle, mantling and what remains of the crest on his Great Helm. Difficult to tell what it was originally.

On 14 Feb 1531 John Blount 1469-1531 (62) died at Kinlet. He was buried at Church of St John The Baptist Kinlet.

Monument to John Blount 1469-1531 (62) and Catherine Peshall 1484-1540 (47). Tudor Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses. Long bobbed hair, no facial hair. Bare hands; gauntlets at the right side of the legs. She wearing a short Gabled Headress. Chest tomb somewhat of the wrong period ie Renaissance suggesting this may be a replacement effigy, or re-used. Probably Richard Parker of Burton on Trent.

On 14 Aug 1539 Ralph Sacheverell 1506-1539 (33) died at Ratcliffe on Soar. He was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar.

On 27 Jun 1538 Cecilia Durance 1508-1538 (30) died. She was buried at Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar.

Decorated Gabled Headress. Lancastrian Esses Collar with Big Esses with Tudor Rose Pendant. Possibly second hand monuments. Gabled Headress.

Gabled Headress with Lappets

Gabled Headress with Lappets. A gabled headress with lappets.

After 10 May 1490 Alice Southill 1460-1490 was buried at Church of St Peter and St Paul Exton. After 05 Nov 1524 John Harrington 1480-1524 was buried with his wife. Monument Tudor Period. Dogs Head Crest. Bedesman and Lion at his feet. Esses and Roses Collar. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Probably Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Gabled Headress with Lappets. Chunky Lions Mane. Swirling Tail.

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.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525 (50). Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (66) in the Masters Lodge St John's College. Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535 (40). Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window. She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets. On 29 Mar 2019, St John's College, Cambridge, which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

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.

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.

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.

Horned Headdress

In 1435 Richard Delamere died, and Isabel his wife, died 1421. Monument in the North Transept of Hereford Cathedral. Figure of man in plate armour, feet on lion, figure of lady in horned headdress and SS collar, two dogs at feet, double canopy with cinque-foiled and sub-cusped arches and crocketted ogee gables and upper cornice, parts of standards and pinnacles missing, foot inscription and three shields-of-arms (a) Delamere, (b) the same impaling Acton.

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.

After 30 Mar 1461. Monument in Church of St Oswald, Methley to Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles 1406-1461 and Joan or Cecily Waterton. He with bobbed hair typical of the period resting on great helm, livery collar of linked chain, standard (the chain mail around the neck), wearing a coat of arms (or (gold) a lion sable (black)), leg garter at the knee, fluted period with tassets that protect the thighs, his feet on a lion. She wearing a horned headdress, her head resting on a cushion supported by angels, small linked collar. Both with hands clasped in prayer with lots of rings. Little dog chewing at her dress. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Angels Supporting Pillow.

After 12 Oct 1477. Church of St John The Baptist Kinlet. Monument to Humphrey Blount 1421-1477 and Elizabeth Winnington. Fluted Period. He wearing a Suns and Roses Collar. She wearing a fine Horned Headdress with large flap as also detailed in the weepers. Dress Folds at Feet. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar. Chest with Weepers holding Shields.

On 02 Mar 1484 Ralph Fitzherbert 1428-1484 (56) died at Norbury. He was buried at Church of St Barlok Norbury.

On 20 Oct 1490 Elizabeth Marshall 1437-1490 (53) died. She was buried at Church of St Barlok Norbury.

Monument to Ralph and Elizabeth. Finely made in Chellaston alabaster of the Fluted Period. His effigy notable for being the only remaining with the Yorkist Boar Pendant (boar of Richard III) on his 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. Suns and Roses Collar. Fine Sabatons, the armoured feet, with spurs. Note the Bedesman 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 Horned Headdress. 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. Swirling Tail. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers holding Shields.

Lappet

Lappet. A decorative flap, fold or hanging part of a headdress or garment.

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.