Thomas Machen family monument - Gloucester Cathedral.

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Thomas Machen

 

Monument by Samuel Baldwin of Stroud, dedicated to Thomas Machen (d1614), Christian Baston his wife and 13 children. Thomas Machen was a successful merchant, mayor of Gloucester three times, and was elected to parliament in 1613.

 

 

Both Thomas and Christian are depicted facing each other kneeling in front of a prayer table. Thomas wears his mayoral robes. Beneath the monument are their 13 children.

 

 

Thomas Machen and Christian Baston

 

Weepers Thomas Machen tomb

 

Weepers Thomas Machen tomb

 

Weepers Thomas Machen tomb