Culture, General Things, Church Monuments, Church Monument Periods, Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period

 St Mary's Church, Burford All Saints' Church Strelley St Mary's Church, Acton St John the Baptist's Church, Tideswell All Saints Church Harewood St Chad's Church, Longford Great Cubley St Andrew's Church, Great Cubley St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne St Mary's Church, Dennington St Mary & All Saints Church, Willoughby-on-the-Wolds St Bartholemew's Church, Tong St Lawrence's Church, Over Peover St Marys and St Nicholas Church Beaumaris St Mary the Virgin Church, North Aston

Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period is in Church Monument Periods.

The armour of the Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period was developed after experience in battle had shown the throat vulnerable. A gorget was added, attached to the bascinet, to protect the throat.

After 22 Mar 1354. Monument to Edmund Cornwall (deceased) at St Mary's Church, Burford [Map]. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Feet resting on a Lion. Curious laminated gorget.

Edmund Cornwall: Edmund Cornwall and Elizabeth Brampton were married. He a great grandson of King John "Lackland" of England. Around 1280 he was born to Richard Cornwall and Joan Fitzalan at Asthall Leigh, Oxfordshire. He a great grandson of King John "Lackland" of England. On 22 Mar 1354 Edmund Cornwall died at Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Burford.

In 1390 Sampson Strelley was buried at All Saints' Church Strelley [Map]. Monument to Sampson and Elizabeth Hercy. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget 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. Holding Hands. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Angels Supporting Pillow. Bedesmen. Dogs chewing at her dress with Studded Collar.

Sampson Strelley: Sampson Strelley and Elizabeth Hercy were married. He was born to Robert Strelley. In 1390 Sampson Strelley died.

Elizabeth Hercy: In 1405 she died. She was buried at All Saints' Church Strelley.

In 1399 William Mainwaring (age 54) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Acton [Map]. Monument Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Ass's Head Crest. Orle.

William Mainwaring: Around 1345 he was born to William "The Elder" IV Mainwaring in Over Peover.

After 1418. Monument to John Harrington 4th Baron Harington (age 34) and Elizabeth Courtenay Baroness Bonville and Harington. Finely carved alabaster. Monument of the Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Decorated orle and the plate gorget (throat protection), Hip Belt and the Horses Head Crest. She wearing a Crespine Headress. Chunky Lions Mane. Angels Supporting Pillow.

John Harrington 4th Baron Harington: In 1384 he was born to Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington and Isabel Loring Baroness Harington. On 21 May 1406 Robert Harrington 3rd Baron Harington died at Aldingham Furness. His son John Harrington 4th Baron Harington succeeded 4th Baron Harington. On 11 Apr 1418 John Harrington 4th Baron Harington died. He was buried in the Lady Chapel of St Dubricius Church, Porlock. His brother William Harrington 5th Baron Harington succeeded 5th Baron Harington. After 17 Feb 1461 John Harrington 4th Baron Harington and Elizabeth Courtenay Baroness Bonville and Harington were married. She by marriage Baroness Harington. She the daughter of Edward "Blind Earl" Courtenay 11th Earl Devon and Maud Camoys Countess Devon. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England.

After 1423. St John the Baptist's Church, Tideswell [Map]. Thurstan de Bower -1423 and Margaret. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Basinet with decorated IHC NASARE Lettering. She wearing a Crespine Headress.

Elizabeth Aldeburgh: Brian Stapleton and she were married. Richard Redman Master of the Horse and she were married. Around 1362 she was born to William Aldeburgh 1st Baron Aldeburgh Harewood and Elizabeth Lisle Baroness Ferrers Harewood. On 21 Dec 1417 Elizabeth Aldeburgh died.

On 26 Feb 1432 Ralph Longford (age 31) died. St Chad's Church, Longford [Map]. Monument to Ralph Longford (age 31). Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Hip Belt. IHC NASARE Lettering.

Ralph Longford: Ralph Longford and Margaret Melton were married. On 27 Oct 1400 he was born to Nicholas IV Longford and Sarah Harrington at Colwich, Staffordshire. He was baptised at St Peter's Church, Ellastone. On 19 May 1426, Whitsunday, King Henry VI of England and II of France was knighted by his uncles John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford and Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester at Leicester, Leicestershire. Henry then went on to knight Ralph Longford, Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon and Robert Wingfield.

On 27 May 1435 Nicholas Montgomery (age 59) died at Great Cubley [Map]. He was buried at St Andrew's Church, Great Cubley [Map]. Damaged. Probably carved in 1461. Early Suns and Roses Collar. Hip Belt. IHC NASARE Lettering. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields.

Nicholas Montgomery: Around 1376 he was born to Nicholas Montgomery and Margaret Foljambe at Great Cubley. In or before 1390 he and Joan Longford were married.

After 07 Jun 1438. Monument to John Cockayne (deceased) at St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne [Map]. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Cockerel Crest (most of which is missing). Horned Headdress. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Possibly Sutton and Prentys.

After 01 Oct 1440. Monument to William Rhyther (deceased) and Sybil Aldeburgh at All Saints Church Harewood [Map]. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Crespine Headress.

William Rhyther: In 1379 he was born to William Rhyther and Sybil Aldeburgh at Tadcaster, Yorkshire. On 01 Oct 1440 he died at Harewood.

Sybil Aldeburgh: Around 1363 she was born to William Aldeburgh 1st Baron Aldeburgh Harewood and Elizabeth Lisle Baroness Ferrers Harewood at Harewood. Around 1379 William Rhyther and she were married. On 03 Sep 1439 Sybil Aldeburgh died at Harewood.

On 06 Jun 1441 William Phelip (age 58) died. He was buried at St Mary's Church, Dennington [Map]. Monument to William Phelip (age 58) and Joan Bardolf (age 50). Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Feathered Crest. Detail of the Wyvern on which her feet rest. Detail of Eagle, possibly hawk, on which his feet rest. Crespine Headress covering her hair. He wearing a bascinet with IHC NASARE Lettering. Both wearing a Lancastrian Esses Collar. Leg Garter below the left knee.

After 1451. St Bartholemew's Church, Tong [Map]. Monument to Richard Vernon aka Pembridge (age 62) and Benedicta Ludlow. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. He with an Lancastrian Esses Collar. Chest of sandstone with twenty-three niches containing, alternatively, twelve angels with shields, and eleven apostles. His head rests on the Vernon Horses Head Crest. She wearing Esses Collar and mitred Crespine Headress. Scabbard with IHS. Possibly the work of Sutton and Prentys.

Benedicta Ludlow: Shropshire Archaeological Society. And in addition, of our more abundant favour, we grant and give permission on our own behalf, and, as far as is in our power, on behalf of our heirs, to the aforesaid Isabel, Walter, and William Mosse, their heirs or assignees, that they themselves may give and grant the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College, when it has thus been effectually founded, to Richard de Penbrugge, son of Richard Vernon, of Harlestonich, the near relative [Note. Richard Vernon aka Pembridge was great-nephew of Fulk de Pembridge of Tong Castle and heir of the the aforesaid Fulk, and to Benedicta, wife of the same Richard son of Richard, and to the heirs of the body of Richard son of Richard, and Benedicta, to be held, after after the death of the aforesaid Isabel, in such a way that if the same Richard son of Richard, and Benedicta die without heirs of their bodies, then the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with the heirs of the body of the same Richard son of Richard; and if the same Richard son of Richard die without an heir of his body, then the advovson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with William Ludlow [Note. Son of William Ludlow and Isabel de Lingen] and Isabel his wife, sister of the aforesaid Richard, son of Richard, and the heirs of the body of the same William Ludlow and Isabel his wife; and if the same William Ludlow and Isabel his wife die without heirs of their bodies, then the advowson and patronage of the aforesaid College remain with the heirs of the body of the same Isabel, wife of William. Around 1391 she was born to John Ludlow and Isabel de Lingen at Hodnet, Shropshire. Before 1427 Richard Vernon aka Pembridge and she were married. In 1427 Benedicta Ludlow died at Tong, Shropshire.

After 1456. St Lawrence's Church, Over Peover [Map]. Monument to Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover (deceased) and Margery Venables (age 87). Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. He with a Lancastrian Esses Collar and IHC NASARE Lettering his head resting on an Ass's Head Crest. She wearing a mitred crespine headress. Possiby Sutton and Prentys.

Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover: Around 1363 he was born to William "The Elder" IV Mainwaring. Before 1390 Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover and Catherine Harcourt were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England. In 1391 Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover and Margery Venables were married at Kinderton Middleton. In 1456 Randle Mainwaring of Over Peover died.

Margery Venables: Around 1369 she was born to Hugh Venables of Kinderton. Around 1387 Richard Bulkeley and she were married. In 1459 Margery Venables died.

After 1488. St Marys and St Nicholas Church Beaumaris [Map]. Monument to William Bulkeley (deceased) and Ellen Griffith. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Finely made in alabaster. Dress Folds at Feet. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers.

William Bulkeley: Around 1418 he was born to Richard Bulkeley. In 1440 he was appointed Constable of Beaumaris Castle. Before 1444 William Bulkeley and Ellen Griffith were married. In 1488 William Bulkeley died.

Ellen Griffith: She was born to Guilim ap Griffith Griffith.

After 1554. St Mary the Virgin Church, North Aston [Map]. Believed to be a. Monument to John Anne but the armour would suggest it is around a hundred years or so earlier than his death in 1554. Finely carved in alabaster. Early Plate Bascinet and Gorget Period. Lancastrian Esses Collar. Lion Pendant. Fine Bedesmen on the chest. Dogs chewing at her dress. Possibly Harpur and Moorecock of Burton on Trent. Angels Supporting Pillow. Chest with Weepers. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Gabled Headress with Lappets.

John Anne: In 1554 he died.