23 Jun 2018 - All Saints Church, Ashover, Derbyshire
After 1518. Monument to Thomas Babington 1449-1518 and Editha Fitzherbert 1457-1511 in All Saints Church, Ashover, Derbyshire. Excellent painted alabaster monument of Period 5: Early Tudor with the colours much refreshed. He in civilian clothes with a purse or scrip or gypciere hanging from his belt. Dog(s) chewing at her dress. Gabled Headress. The chest tomb of exceptional quality with the fifteen weepers under crocketed canopies broadly undamaged. The weepers are believed to represent Thomas and Editha's children and their respective spouses. The chest tomb bow abuts the south wall of the chancel meaning only three sides visible.