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Trekking Wales - Offa's Dyke Round Trip and Glyndwr's Way 2015: Saint Nicholas church in Montgomery. Herbert effigy of Sir Richard and his wife Magdalen (Newport). 2nd cousin, once removed to William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke; husband to Lady Anne (Parr).

Trekking Wales - Offa's Dyke Round Trip and Glyndwr's Way Saint Nicholas church in Montgomery. Herbert effigy of Sir Richard and his wife Magdalen (Newport). cousin, once removed to William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke; husband to Lady Anne (Parr).

King Richard I (the Lionhearted), son of Eleanor of Aquitane and King Henry II.  I also was able to see this effigy at Fontevraud.

Crusader King Richard I (known as the Lionheart), son of Eleanor of Aquitane and King Henry II. - His effigy at Fontevraud. One of the beautiful, golden Plantagenets - lying beside his parents, who founded the powerful dynasty

The tomb effigy is of Jean d'Alluye, a French knight of the thirteenth century. When he died in 1248, he was buried at the abbey he had founded—La Clarté-Dieu near Tours in northwestern France.  This type of effigy, showing the deceased lying atop his tomb, is known as a gisant. The knight holds his hands in prayer, and his expression is one of deep contemplation. Medieval knights combined Christian and military ideals and aspired to the virtues of piety, loyalty, and honor.

Tomb effigy of Jean d'Alluye, a French knight of the thirteenth century. When he died in he was buried at the abbey he had founded - La Clarté-Dieu, near Tours in northwestern France.

Alabaster effigy of Sir William 6th Baron de Ros / Roos 1368-1414 Lord Treasurer…

Alabaster effigy of Sir William Baron de Ros / Roos Lord Treasurer…

Effigies of Thomas, 5th Earl of Arundel, and his Wife Beatrice, the illegitimate daughter of King John of Portugal, FitzAlan Chapel, Arundel Castle, West Sussex, England

Effigies of Thomas, Earl of Arundel, and his Wife Beatrice, the illegitimate…

Profile from effigy of Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, wearing a Lancastrian collar; 2nd son of Henry IV, brother of Henry V, killed in the Battle of Bauge in 1421; Saint Michael's Chapel/Canterbury Cathedral

Alabaster effigy of Thomas Plantagenet, the Duke of Clarence, Henry V's brother, who was killed in the Battle of Bauge in in full plate armor and a Lancastrian collar, from Saint Michael's Chapel in Canterbury Cathedral.

The effigies of two ladies in Prestwold church

In the hidden church, the witches' church, are 13 sarcophagi with effigies of the witch wolves, wolf witches, all dressed like this since their origin is in Tudor Britain.

Sir Richard Cholmondeley was distinguished military officer who fought at Flodden Field in 1513. Soon after he was appointed Lieutenant of the Tower of London, he created for himself and his wife a very fine tomb.

Sir Richard Cholmondeley was distinguished military officer who fought at Flodden Field in Soon after he was appointed Lieutenant of the Tower of London, he created for himself and his wife a very fine tomb.

Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she succeeded her half sister Mary in November 1558. Known as the ‘Virgin Queen’, she had a reign of 44 years and was the last Tudor monarch. Elizabeth died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace. Her remains were buried beside her half sister, Mary I at Westminster Abbey. On Elizabeth’s tomb, it says, “Consorts both in throne and grave, here we rest two sisters, Elizabeth and Mary, in hope of our…

Queen Elizabeth Tomb in Westminster Abbey. It is said that her half sister, Mary 1 (as known as Bloody Mary for burning all the Protestants alive) is also buried in the same tomb.

Надгробие графа Випрехта фон Гройч Ок. 1230-1240 гг песчаник Городская церковь Пегау, Германия

Tomb Cover Slab of Count Wiprecht of Groitzsch (died Saxony, Germany, second quarter of the century

Sic transit gloria mundi Busts of Elisabeth Přemyslovna and Blanche of Valois, Queens of Bohemia in St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, 14th century

Sic transit gloria mundi Busts of Elisabeth Přemyslovna and Blanche of Valois, Queens of Bohemia in St.

Tudor Effigies: Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Side  It looks like there is a gold cap to the red tassel of the pillow in front of this effigy.

Tudor Effigies: Constance Lucy née Kingsmill - Side It looks like there is a gold cap to the red tassel of the pillow in front of this effigy.

Elizabeth of York (1465 - 1503) - Effigy at Westminster Abbey

English royalty, queen consort of Henry VII. Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She married Henry on January 1486 at Westminster, symbolically ending the Wars of the Roses by joining the houses of York and Lancaster under the house of Tudor.

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