Garter Robes is in Garter Knights.
Around 1560. Hasting's Chapel St Helen's Church Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire [Map]. Monument to Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 46) and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 49) by Richard Parker of Burton on Trent. Chest tomb with five sons on one side, five daughters on the other side, and eldest son on the end. Elizabethan Period. Leg Garter. Garter Robes. Widow's Barbe. Lancastrian Esses and Inter-twined Knots Collar. Feet resting on the Manticore badge of the Hasting's family.
Inscription: "Here lyeth ye corps of Francys late Erle of Hutyngdun, Lord Hastyngs, Hungerford, Botreaux, Molyns, and Moyles, Knight of ye honorable order of ye Garter, which deceased ye XXth daye of June ao Dni 1561: and ye ladie Katheryn, Countisse of Hutyngdon his wife, which deceased ye XXIIId daye of Sepbr anno dni 1576". Moved at least twice. Some restoration.
Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon: In 1511 she was born to Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu (age 19) and Jane Neville Baroness Montagu (age 30). Coefficient of inbreeding 1.65%. On 25 Jun 1532 Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 18) and Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 21) were married. He the son of George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 45) and Anne Stafford Countess Huntingdon (age 49). They were second cousin once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. On 24 Mar 1545 George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon (age 58) died. His son Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon (age 31) succeeded 2nd Earl Huntingdon 7C 1529, 7th Baron Botreaux 1368, 6th Baron Hungerford 1C 1426, 4th Baron Moleyns 1C 1445 and 4th Baron Hastings 2C 1461. Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 34) by marriage Countess Huntingdon. On 23 Sep 1576 Catherine Pole Countess Huntingdon (age 65) died. She was buried in the Hasting's Chapel St Helen's Church Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.
Around 1615 Unknown Painter. Posthumous portrait of Philip Herbert 4th Earl Pembroke 1st Earl Montgomery (age 30) wearing his Garter Robes and Garter Collar.
Pepy's Diary. 09 Oct 1660. This morning Sir W. Batten (age 59) with Colonel Birch (age 45) to Deptford, to pay off two ships. Sir W. Pen (age 39) and I staid to do business, and afterwards together to White Hall, where I went to my Lord, and found him in bed not well, and saw in his chamber his picture1, very well done; and am with child2 till I get it copied out, which I hope to do when he is gone to sea.
Note 2. A figurative expression for an eager longing desire, used by Udall and by Spenser. The latest authority given by Dr. Murray in the "New English Dictionary", is Bailey in 1725.
Around 1720 Charles Jervas (age 45). Portrait of Thomas Pelham Holles 1st Duke Newcastle-under-Lyme (age 26) in his Garter Robes.
Altar tomb with shaped ends and recumbent effigy in Garter robes with Leg Garter, all in white marble; the ends of the tomb chest are carved with arms and heraldic emblems; signed 'R. WESTMACOTT, JUNR, A.R.A. (age 35) 1844'.