Denton family tomb - Hereford Cathedral

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Tudor Elizabethan monument, childbirth death effigy

 

This alabaster monument to Alexander Denton and his wife Anne (nee Willison), dates from about 1566. Anne his wife and the child by her side are the only ones that are buried here. Anne died in childbirth at the age of 18, and her husband Alexander (d1576) remarried and is buried in All Saints church Hillesden in Buckinghamshire.

 

Tudor Elizabethan monument, childbirth death effigy

 

Elizabethan heraldry denton monument shield