Effigy of Sir Michael Poulteney - Misterton, Leicestershire

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Alabaster tomb effigy of Sir Michael Poulteney (d1567) at St Leonard parish church, Misterton, Leicestershire.

 

This is in the traditional medieval style of knight in armour with helmet, crowned with a saracen's head, and lion at his feet. On the sides of the tomb are plain shields

 

Effigy of Sir Michael Poulteney, tudor alabaster chest tomb
Effigy of Sir Michael Poulteney, tudor alabaster chest tomb

Effigy of Sir Michael Poulteney, Saracen's Head