Dog(s) chewing at her dress
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.
After 1465. All Saints Church, Harewood, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire. Monument to William Gascoigne 1409-1465 and Margaret Clarell. Fluted Period. Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. His bare head, with finely detailed hair, no facial hair, rests on an unusual helm which appears to be a Maiden's Face, with an orle. Below the waist faulds and tasses under which mail may be seen. Both rest on a chest tomb with finely detailed weepers on each side. She, on his right, with a Widow's Barbe (from the French for beard) drawn up to her chin at the finely carved end of her dress two dogs, one pulling at the foldsDog(s) chewing at her dress.
After 1477. Church of St John The Baptist, Kinlet, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire. Monument to Humphrey Blount 1421-1477 and Elizabeth Winnington. Fluted Period. He wearing a Yorkist Suns and Roses Collar. She wearing a fine Butterfly Headresswith large flap as also detailed in the weepers. Finely made folds at the foot of her dress with Dog(s) chewing at her dress.
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.
After 1524. Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire. Monument to John Harrington 1473-1524 and Alice Southill 1460-1490. Tudor Period. Probably Burton Harpur and Moorecock. Dogs Head Crest. Bedesman and Lion at his feet. Tudor Livery Collar. Dog(s) chewing at her dress.
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 1530. St Oswald's Church, Malpas, Cheshire. Monument to Randle Brereton 1480-1530 and Eleanor Dutton 1484-1522. Alabaster. Tudor Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Dogs Head Crest. Dog(s) chewing at her dress. Possibly Burton Harpur and Moorecock; Swirling Lions Tail.