Broken Segmental Pediment is in Pediment.
On 03 Sep 1634 Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice (age 82) died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall [Map]. Simple sarcophagus on pedestal with lying effigy. Pair of flanking Tuscan columns supporting a full entablature with putti on frieze and broken segmental pediment. Carved and painted achievement in and above tympanum flanked by four reclining figures of the Virtues on pediment extrados.
Above. Quarterly of eight: Coke Arms, Crispin, Folkard, Sparham, Nerford, Yarmouth, Knightley Arms and Pawe. The crest is broken. Farrer says it was: On a chapeau Azure, turned up Ermine, an ostrich Argent, holding in its mouth a horseshoe Or. The motto reads Prudens qui Patiens.
The effigy was carved by John Hargrave, the rest of the memorial was made by Nicholas Stone (age 47).
Below the effigy are three shields. Left Coke Arms implaling Paston Arms. His first wife Bridget Paston. Middle Coke Arms. Right Coke Arms impaling Cecil Arms; his second wife Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire (age 38).
Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire: In 1596 she was born to William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter (age 30) and Elizabeth Drury Countess Exeter (age 17). In 1614 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire (age 26) and Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire (age 18) were married. She the daughter of William Cecil 2nd Earl Exeter (age 48) and Elizabeth Drury Countess Exeter (age 35). He the son of Thomas Howard 1st Earl Suffolk (age 52) and Catherine Knyvet Countess Suffolk (age 50). They were fourth cousins. In 1621 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire (age 33) was created 1st Baron Howard of Charlton in Wiltshire. Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire (age 25) by marriage Baroness Howard of Charlton in Wiltshire. On 07 Feb 1626 Thomas Howard 1st Earl Berkshire (age 38) was created 1st Earl Berkshire 2C 1626. Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire (age 30) by marriage Countess Berkshire. In 1672 Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire (age 76) died.
After 1713. St Andrew's Church Denton [Map]. Monument to Richard Welby. Sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell (age 54). 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.
The inscription reads:
Here are deposited the Remains of
RICHARD WELBY of Denton Esqr
Lord of the Mannours of Welby Streglethorp Saperton and
Swinsted and High Sheriff of the County of Lincoln 1705
A Gentleman of an ancient & Virtuous Family, a good Christian
a Loyal Subject, a true lover of the Church
a sincere Respector of its Clergy and
a daily Frequentor of its Worship
In His private Character, Modest, Humble and Courteous
of great Probity and universal Charity
The Poor lost in him a liberal and silent Benefactor
his Tenants, a forbearing Landlord;
his Servants, a kind and prudent master;
his Relations, an invaluable Friend;
his Children, a most indulgent Father and
his Mournfull Wife ye Best of Husbands.
He marry'd MARY Daughter & Sole Heiress of JOHN TOWERS of
the Isle of Ely Esqr, by whom he had Issue;
MARY Interred here, SELINA, WILLIAM and JOHN twins, ELEANOR & RICHARD
After a tedious Sickness, which he bore with exemplary patience
and resignation, he dyed on Easter day 1713
In hopes of a Joyfull Resurrection; & lament his loss
the Righteous shall be had in everlasting Remembrance
MARY his once happy Wife now Sorrowfull Relict
??????? her own Affection
Erected this Monument Dec 10 1714.
Ob June 8 1759
Richard Welby: On 05 Apr 1713 he died.