Ashby de la Zouche
St Helen's Church
After 05 Apr 1939 Warner Francis John Plantagenet Hastings 14th Earl Huntingdon was buried at Hasting's Chapel
Memorial to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 and Catherine Pole 1511-1576
After 1561. Memorial to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon and Catherine Pole. Middle Tudor Period. Leg Garter. Feet resting on Manticore. The Manticore being the badge of the Hasting's family. [Memorial to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 and Catherine Pole 1511-1576]
Monument to Warner Francis John Plantagenet Hastings 14th Earl Huntingdon 1868-1939
Monument to Francis John Clarence Westenra Plantagenet Hastings 15th Earl Huntingdon 1901-1990
In 1064 Adeliza Tosny was born to Robert Tosny (34) and Adeliza Plessis (37) at Belvoir
Around 1088 Adeliza Plessis (61) died at Belvoir Castle
In 1135 Adeliza Tosny (71) died at Belvoir Castle
After 1148 William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini died at Belvoir Castle
After 1148 William "Brito aka Breton" Dalbini was buried at Belvoir Priory
In 1175 William Harcourt was born at Bosworth
St Mary the Virgin Church
Elizabeth Charlton was buried at St Mary the Virgin Church
Monument to William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414
After 1414. Monument to William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley. Early Plate Period (Bascinet) Period. Conical bascinet helmet with jewelled margin, his head rests on a tournament helm with the Manner's Peacock Crest. Lancastrian Esses Collar. [Monument to William Ros 6th Baron Ros Helmsley 1370-1414]
Monument to John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421
After 1421. Monument to John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley. Early Plate Period (Bascinet) Period. Conical bascinet helmet with jewelled margin, his head rests on a tournament helm with the Manner's Peacock Crest (now missing; the feet are remaining). Arse Girdle. [Monument to John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421]
Monument to Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 and his wife Eleanor Paston 1495-1551
After 1543. Monument to Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland and his wife Eleanor Paston. He depicted wearing his Knight of the Gater robes over full plate armour, wearing his now damaged coronet of an Earl, head resting on a tournament helmet complete the Manner's Peacock Crest and a Cap of Maintenance. Leg Garter. Made by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent. [Monument to Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 and his wife Eleanor Paston 1495-1551]
Monument to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 and Margaret Neville -1559
After 1563. Monument to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland and his wife Margaret Neville. Middle Tudor Period. Both alabaster effigies appear to have originally had a coronet of an Earl that has since been damaged. His head on a tournament helm, hers on a scroll. He holding a prayer book, she, possibly, a book of hours. An alter table tomb with scultures of the children on the top. Leg Garter. [Monument to Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 and Margaret Neville -1559]
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 Armorial
Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 Armorial. Quartered. 1 and 4. Manners (Or, Two Bars Azure) with Royal Augmentation. The Augmentation was added by Henry VIII when Henry's father was created Earl in recognition of his descent from Edward III.
2 Top-Right. 1 Roos (Gules, three Water Bouget Argent), 2 Espec (Gules three Catherine Wheels Argent) 3 Trusbutt or Belvoir (Azure a Catherine Wheel Argent) 4 Todeni () 5 Albini () 6 Badlesmere (Argent, a Fess between two bars Gemeles gules).
3 Bottom Left 1 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent (Arms of King Edward I within a Bordure Argent) 2 Tiptoft (a Saltire Engrailed Gules) 3 Chalton (Or, a Lion Gules Armed and Langued Azure) 4 Vaux (Chequy Or and Gules).
Margaret Neville -1559 Armorial
Monument to John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 and his wife Elizabeth Charlton
After 1588. Monument to John Manners 4th Earl Rutland and his wife Elizabeth Charlton. sculpted by Gerard Johanssen. [Monument to John Manners 4th Earl Rutland 1559-1588 and his wife Elizabeth Charlton]
Church of St Mary and St Hardulph
After 22 Feb 1827 Elizabeth Mundy was buried at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph
Monument to John Shirley 1533-1570
Monument to Frances Berkeley 1564-1595 and George Shirley 1st Baronet 1559-1622
Monument to Nathaniel Curzon
Monument to Nathaniel Curzon
St Leonard's Church
After 24 Oct 1753 Joseph Danvers was buried in a tomb built half inside the graveyard and half outside on Danvers' estate to allow his favourite dog to be buried with him (the dog being buried on unconsecrated ground). at St Leonard's Church
On 16 Nov 1311 Robert Boys died at Coningsby
St Andrew's Church
Monument to Richard Welby -1714
Monument to Richard Welby -1714. Sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell. The fully wigged standing life sized figure of the deceased stands in an arched surround flanked by fluted pilasters with acanthus scrolls and broken segmental pediment contaning a cherub and putti leaning down from heaven holding a metal coronet, surmounted by an achievement. Beneath is he inscription panel and to either side putti holding memento mori, and mourning, one with tears.
Welby Monuments. Various monument to the Welby family including their wives.
Monument to John Blyth -1602
Monument to John Blyth -1602. In ashlar. The latin raised letter inscription is set in an egg and dart surround, flanked by Ionic pilasters and free standing Composite fluted columns, supporting a pediment containing a pair of naked female figures holding hour glasses leaning on a skull. The frieze is decorated with medallions. The reclining figure of the deceased his prayer book in hand lies on a half rolled up mattress on a tomb chest on which are portrayed his wife and 6 children, all named in raised letters.
On Feb 1446 John Purefoy was born at Fenny Drayton
In 1472 Thomas Purefoy was born to John Purefoy (25) at Fenny Drayton
St Luke's Church
Monument to Edward Hawkins Cheney
Monument to Edward Hawkins Cheney of the Royal Scots Greys fighting at Waterloo. His horse shot, collapsing; one of four he rode into battle. He survived the battle dying in 1845.
The frieze below the sculpture depicts Sergeant Ewart, related to Cheney by marriage, seizing the French Eagle Standard.
Sculpted by Joseph Gott 1785-1860 who apprenticed to John Flaxman between 1798 and 1802. In 1822 Gott travelled to Rome and met Canova.
In 1836 Spencer Madan (78) died at Ibstock
Around 1470 Hugh Pakenham was born at Kirkby Mallory
Kirkby Muxloe Castle
In 1426 John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford (8) was knighted alongside Henry VI at Leicester
On 23 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Leicester. Precept to the sheriff of Devon to issue a proclamation (English) denouncing Thomas Dorset (28) , late Marquess of Dorset, who holds unshameful and mischievous woman called Shore's wife in adultery, Sir William Noreys (42) , Sir William Knevet (43) , Sir Thomas Bourghchier of Barnes, Sir George Broun, knights, John Cheyne, John Noreis, Walter Hungerford, John Russh and John Harecourt of Staunton, who have assembled the people by the comfort of the great rebel (29) the late duke of Bukyngham and bishops of Ely and Salisbury, and offering rewards for their capture and pardon for all who withdraw from them. [Foedera.] By K.
On 28 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Leicester. General commission of array to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell (27) , viscount Lovel his chamberlain, for the resistance of the rebel Henry (29) , duke of Buskingham. Mutilated. By K. by word of mouth.
Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
After 1353 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster was reburied at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
After 23 Mar 1361 Henry of Grosmont 1st Duke Lancaster was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
Around 1365 John Lancaster (3) was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
Around 1365 Edward Lancaster was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
Around 1367 John Lancaster (1) was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
Around 1368 Isabel Lancaster was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
After 24 Mar 1394 Constance of Castile was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
After 04 Jun 1394 Mary Bohun was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke
In May 1414 the Fire and Faggot Parliament at Greyfriars Priory. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford (35) was appointed as Speaker of the House of Commons. It was named for the Suppression of Heresy Act which called for burning the Lollards with bundles of sticks known as faggots.
On 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster (64) died at Leicester Castle
On 31 Mar 1360 Philippa Lancaster Queen Consort Portugal was born to John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster (20) and Blanche Plantagenet 5th Countess Lancaster, 6th Countess Leicester (15) at Leicester Castle
On 24 Mar 1394 Constance of Castile (40) died at Leicester Castle
After 22 Sep 1345 Henry Plantagenet 3rd Earl Leicester, 3rd Earl Lancaster was buried at Hospital Chapel at a ceremony attended by Edward III King England and his wife Philippa Hainault Queen Consort England during the Funeral Henry 3rd Earl Lancaster
St Mary de Castro
In 1618 Mabel Faunt was buried at St Mary de Castro
On 02 Apr 1258 Richard Harcourt (55) died at Market Bosworth
On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy (35) , John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne (43) , Richard Guildford (35) , Walter Hungerford, Thomas King Mann (50) , John Wingfield, Edward Woodville, Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon, Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth (36) , Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (53) , William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont (47) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (34) , William Stanley Lord Chamberlain (50) , Roger Kynaston (52) , Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney (38) , William Brandon (29) , James Harrington (55) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (60) , John Sacheverell (85) and Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath fought for Henry Tudor. William Norreys (44) , Gilbert Talbot (33) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (42) and John Savage (41) commanded. Robert Poyntz (35) was knighted.
On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England (32) was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby (47) , John Conyers, Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland (17) , William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59) , Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh (28) , John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (48) , Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham (26) , Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor (50) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (68) , Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland (29) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23) , Humphrey Stafford (59) , George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford (17) fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (42) was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (29) fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth (26) was captured. John Babington (62) , William Brandon (29) , James Harrington (55) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (60) , John Sacheverell (85) , William Alington (65) , Robert Mortimer (43) , Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe (55) and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley (53) were killed
On 18 Dec 1624 John Hull was born at Market Harborough
On 10 Jan 1815 Frederick John Norman was baptised at Melton Mowbray
On 03 Jul 1383 John Crophull (78) died at Newbold Verdon
On 01 May 1236 William Dalbini died at Offington
On 10 Jan 1526 William Smythe (46) died at Quorn
In 1450 Robert Brokesby was born at Saxelby
On 28 Mar 1531 Robert Brokesby (81) died at Saxelby
Holy Trinity Church
Monument to Robert Shirley 1692-1714 1692-1714
Staunton Harold Hall
Robert Boys was born at Thorpe Arnold