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'Wakeham' Cenotaph - Tewkesbury Abbey

walwyn Sun, 08/21/2011 - 12:36

Attributed to John Wakeham (d1549), the last abbot of Tewkesbury, the 'Wakeham' Cenotaph, actually mid fifteenth century and pre-dates the abbot by about 100 years. The effigy is a gisant as a decomposing corpse and the canopy was modelled on the throne of the House of Lords.

Thomas Andrewes Brass - Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire.

walwyn Wed, 10/21/2009 - 19:41

 

 

Memorial brass of Thomas Andrewes (d1496) and his wife Margaret. Holy Trinity, Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire.

 

 

 

 

Henry Denton Brass - Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

walwyn Wed, 09/08/2010 - 20:09

 

 

Henry Denton (1498) chaplain of Chelveston, a small village near to Higham Ferrers.

 

Coronation of the Virgin

walwyn Sun, 08/28/2011 - 10:39

 

This detail of the Magnificat window (1501) at Great Malvern Priory, spans three lights and represents the Coronation of the Virgin.

 

 

Ascension, Descent into Hell

walwyn Thu, 09/01/2011 - 21:39

 

These panels from the 'Magnificat' window (1501) at Malvern Priory depict the Archangel Michael on the left. On the top right is Jesus ascent into Heaven, whilst the bottom right panel shows the damned descent into hell.

 

Magnificat Window

walwyn Fri, 08/26/2011 - 22:42

 

This window in the North transept of Great Malvern Priory was a gift from Henry VII in 1501. Containing scenes from the life of the Virgin Mary and the life of Christ., it is known as the Magnificat window because it contains the Song of Mary from Luke 1:46-55.

 

 

Arthur Tudor Tomb and Chantry Chapel - Worcester cathedral

walwyn Sun, 06/26/2011 - 20:54

This chantry chapel to Arthur Tudor, covered in tracery and sculptures, was built in 1504. The chest tomb of the 15 year old Prince fills the chapel.

 

 

 

William Thorpe and Wife Brass - Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

walwyn Sun, 09/12/2010 - 22:36

 

 

Monumental brass dedicated to William Thorpe (d1504) and his wife Marion. Two figures 2ft 1in in height, with scrolls and inscription.

 

 

 

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