10 Jun 2018 - All Saints' Church, Strelley, Nottinghamshire
Monument to Sampson Strelley and Elizabeth Hercy
Early Plate Period (Bascinet) Period Finely made in Chellaston alabaster. The detail of the mail incomplete.
Bascinet, no orle, moustache. Great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, strangled as denoted by the tongue out. Extended mantling.
She wearing an early form of Crespine Headress.
Monument to John Strelley and Sanchia Willoughby
Early Tudor Period. Described as the finest alabaster monument in the country. Chellaston alabaster.
Bare headed, bobbed hair to the shoulder. Feet resting on a Lion, two fine beadsmen, one male, one female.
Great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, strangled as denoted by the tongue out. Extended mantling.
Four arms above the effigies represent, from left to right:
Strelley impaled Kempe - his father Robert Strelley and his mother Isabel Kempe
Strelley impaled Willoughby - John and his wife
Strelley impaled Pierrepoint - John's paternal great-grandfather Nicholas Strelley and great-grandmother Elizabeth Pierrepoint