Elizabeth Williams - Gloucester Cathedral

Elizabeth Williams jacobean monument effigy
 
This monument is to Elizabeth Williams (d1622) who died in childbirth, an effigy of a baby in its chrisom shroud lies by her side. Her sister also died in childbirth a year later and a monument to her is nearby. Both monuments are the work of Samuel Baldwin of Stroud.
 
Elizabeth was the daughter of Bishop Miles Smith who was responsible for the translation of the later books of the Old Testament, and preface, for the King James Version of the bible.
 

Elizabeth Williams  jacobean monument effigy