Richard Edes - Worcester Cathedral

walwyn Mon, 08/15/2011 - 00:36
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Tudor Elizabethan tomb Monument Dean Eedes



This freestanding monument to Richard Eedes (1604), dean of Worcester cathedral, consists of a large canopied sarcophagus with a recumbent effigy. Richard Edes had been chaplain to Queen Elizabeth I, and was employed to work on the King James I bible translation, but died before the work commenced.