10 June 2018 - All Saints' Church, Strelley, Nottinghamshire

Monument to Sampson Strelley -1390 and Elizabeth Hercy

Finely made in Chellaston armour of Period 2 Camail and Jupon aka Edwardian 1360-1420 although Garrdner describes it as 'looks a little later'. The detail of the mail incomplete.

Bascinet, no orle, moustache. Head resting on a helm with strangled (as denoted by the tongue out) saracen's head. Extended mantling.

She wearing an early form of crespine headress.

They, unusually, holding hands. He holding his right glove in his left hand.

Monument to John Strelley 1456-1501 and Sanchia Willoughby 1452-1533

Described as the finest alabaster monument in the country. Chelaston alabaster. Of Period 4 Yorkist or Wars of the Roses or Fluted 1440-1485.

Bare headed, bobbed hair to the shoulder. Feet resting on lion, two fine beadsmen, one male, one female.

Head resting on a helm with strangled Saracen's head crest; extended mantling.

Four arms above the effigies represent, from left to right:

Strelley impaled Kempe - his father Robert Strelley 1423-1488 and his mother Isabel Kempe -1459

Strelley impaled Willoughby - John and his wife

Strelley impaled Pierrepoint - John's paternal great-grandfather Nicholas Strelley -1430 and great-grandmother Elizabeth Pierrepoint

Strelley impaled Stanhope - John's paternal grandfather Robert Strelley 1397-1430 and grandmother Agnes Stanhope