Pendants

Lion Pendant

Around 1430. St Mary the Virgin Church, North Aston, Oxfordshire. Believed to be a Monument to John Anne -1554 but the armour would suggest it is around a hundred years or so earlier than his death in 1554. Finely carved in alabaster. Early Plate Period (Bascinet and Gorget) Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Lion Pendant. Fine Bedesmen on the chest. Dog(s) chewing at her dress.

Yorkist Boar Pendant

After 1473. Church of St Barlok, Norbury, Staffordshire. Monument to Nicholas Fitzherbert 1400-1473. Fluted Period. Fine set of weepers. Two wives shown on one end. Clenched Fist Crest usually left-handed; probably a mistake by the sculptor. Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar with the only extant example of the Yorkist Boar Pendant (as in Roman name for York = Ebor) pendant. Feet resting on a Lion.

St George Pendant

In 1559 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (39) . Portrait of Anthony Browne 1st Viscount Montague 1528-1592 (30) wearing a Garter Collar and St George Pendant.