20 Apr 2019 - St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire
After 1423. St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire. Monument to John Stanley 1423-1474. Early Plate Period (Bascinet) Period. Maiden's Face Buckle. Eagle and Baby Crest; the legend associated with Sir John's descent from his ancestor, Sir Thomas Latham, whose wanted his barren wife to adopt his illegitimate son so he placed the baby in a nearby eagle's nest and his was delighted with this 'miracle' and took the child as her own.
After 1460. St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire. Monument to John Stanley -1460. He pointing to his right temple where he was struck by a wooden tennis ball that killed him; holding the ball in his left hand.
After 1526. St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire. Monument to William Smythe 1480-1526, Anne Staunton -1529 and Isabel Neville 1457-1516. Tudor Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Dog(s) chewing at her dress. Gabled Headress with Lappets. Swirling Lions Tail.
After 1779. St Peter's Church, Elford, Staffordshire. Monument to Henry Howard 12th Earl Suffolk, 5th Earl Berkshire 1739-1779, Craven Howard 1649-1700 and Henry Bowes Howard 4th Earl Berkshire, 11th Earl Suffolk 1686-1757.