A termini caryatid on top of a fluted pilaster, dividing two carvings depicting scenes from Genisis, above carvings of heraldic shields on the side of the tomb chest of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond, and his wife in St Michael the Archangel's Church

Date:
1930-1951
Location:
St Michael The Archangels Church, Tomb Of Henry Fitzroy, Church Street, Framlingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk
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St Michael The Archangels Church, Framlingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk
Reference:
AA51/06833
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Henry Fitzroy, the son of Henry VIII and Elizabeth Blount, died in 1536, and his wife, Lady Mary Howard, died in 1557. Their tomb chest is decorated with carvings of shields between fluted pilasters, above which is a frieze of carvings of scenes from Genesis divided by termini caryatids. Four angel figures holding shields are positioned standing on each corner of the tomb's top.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Medieval Chest Tomb, Religion