Culture, General Things, Architecture, Architectural Detail, Capitals and Columns, Ionic Capitals

Ionic Capitals is in Ionic.

Around 1573. Church of the Holy Trinity, Bosbury [Map]. Monument to John Harford died 1559. Large recessed wall Elizabethan Period monument commemorating John Harford died 1559, signed by John Guldo of Hereford: 'JOHN GULDO of Hereford made this tombe w. his owne hande Ano. Dn. 1573. Pedimented surround with Corinthian columns on tall bases, semi-circular head to arched recess with Ionic capitals to pilasters, recumbent effigy in civil costume on sarcophagus supported by two lions, the whole enriched with rosettes in spandrels and large leaves and rounded in tympanum, shell motif and three panels with vases and two shields and an achievement of arms at back of recess.

On 29 Aug 1582 Thomas St Paul died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church Snarford [Map]. Monument to Thomas St Paul and Faith Grantham. Fine freestanding tomb chest with canopy. The sides of the tomb chest have acanthus Pilasters, the panels between contain wreathed shields. The full length recumbent albaster effigies show the man in full plate armour holding sword and prayerbook, head on helm, feet on a cushion with flowers. His wife is in a long dress with cloak and close fitting hat, holding a bible. The inscription runs round the top edge of the chest. The canopy is supported on six pillars, those at the angles being circular and bulbous, the others in the form of obelisks decorated with fishscale Paterae, with elaborate Ionic Capitals with roses in the necking. The entablature has an egg and dart frieze. Above the heads of the columns are five female and one male weepers. At the centre of the canopy is a raised altar bearing shields and surmounted by the kneeling figure of the heir clad in armour. In front kneels a larger figure of a girl. the monument is all painted and gilded.

Thomas St Paul: He was appointed High Sheriff of Lincolnshire. He and Faith Grantham were married. In 1580 Thomas St Paul was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (age 46) at Richmond, Surrey.

In 1596 William Dix died. He was buried in the Chancel of the Church of St Andrew Wickmere [Map]. Monument kneeling figures. Ionic columns, strapwork around armorials, panels with raised shields.

William Dix: He was born to John Dix of Wickmere and Margaret Nolte. In 1571 William Dix was elected MP New Shoreham. Nominated by Thomas Howard 4th Duke of Norfolk (age 34) who was executed the following year. Before his execution the Duke sent William Dix a New Testament with a letter thanking him for his faithful service. In Apr 1585 William Dix was imprisoned for a short time when Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel (age 27) was sent to the Tower of London. Following his release William Dix continued to visit Philip Howard 20th Earl Arundel (age 27), sometimes in the presence of the lieutenant of the Tower, Owen Hopton (age 66). In or before 1594 he and Lucy Smith were married. In or before 1595 he and Denise Neale were married.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (age 73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire (age 36) succeeded 2nd Earl Devonshire 2C 1618. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish (age 65) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor [Map].

The monument was behind the altar in the original church but moved to a separate chapel in the new church.

Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. The monument has been attributed to Maximilian Colt (age 51).

Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire: She was born to Edward Bruce 1st Lord Kinloss. On 10 Apr 1608 William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire (age 18) and she were married. He the son of William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (age 55) and Anne Keighley (age 45). In 1625 Robert Heath Lord Chief Justice (age 49) brought a case against the miners of the High Peak. Through the offices of Heath the tithe right was eventually transferred, in a possibly corrupt way, to Christian Cavendish, Countess of Devonshire. Evelyn's Diary. 04 Aug 1662. Came to see me the old Countess of Devonshire, with that excellent and worthy person, my Lord her son (age 44), from Roehampton, Surrey. In 1675 she died. She was buried at Derby Cathedral.

Henry Cavendish: Henry Cavendish and Grace Talbot were married. The marriage, unhappy, produced no issue. She the daughter of George Talbot 6th Earl of Shrewsbury and Gertrude Manners Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford. On 17 Dec 1550 he was born to William Cavendish (age 45) and Bess of Hardwick Countess Shrewsbury and Waterford (age 23). In 1609 Henry Cavendish (age 58) sold Chatsworth House to his younger brother William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire (age 56) for £10,000.

Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment.

Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat.

William (age 36) in his shroud with his face exposed.


After 1627. Monument in the Church of St Leonard, Apethorpe [Map] to John Leigh -1627. Descended from the Leigh family of Addington. Grateful for further information as to his descent;

Black marble panel flanked by Ionic columns supporting a frieze enriched with fruit and flowers, and an inverted broken pediment on which rest a reclining figure and a cartouche of arms of Leigh quartered with others

After 1656. St Edburga's Church, Leigh [Map]. Monument to Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford (deceased) and Elizabeth Knightley Viscountess Hereford. Canopy suported on Ionic Capitals.

Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford: Around 1575 he was born to Edward Devereux 1st Baronet (age 31) and Catherine Arden Baroness Devereux (age 17). Before 1615 Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford (age 40) and Elizabeth Knightley Viscountess Hereford (age 26) were married. Around 1622 Edward Devereux 1st Baronet (age 78) died. His son Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford (age 47) succeeded 2nd Baronet Devereux of Castle Bromwich. On 14 Sep 1646 Robert Devereux 3rd Earl Essex (age 55) died. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. The Earldom Earl Essex 8C 1572 extinct. His half first cousin twice removed Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford (age 71) succeeded 5th Viscount Hereford. Baron Ferrers of Chartley abeyant. In 1656 Walter Devereux 5th Viscount Hereford (age 81) died. His son Leicester Devereux 6th Viscount Hereford (age 39) succeeded 6th Viscount Hereford, 3rd Baronet Devereux of Castle Bromwich. Priscilla Catchpole Viscountess Hereford by marriage Viscountess Hereford.

Elizabeth Knightley Viscountess Hereford: In 1588 she was born to Thomas Knightley (age 47) and Elizabeth Schuckburgh (age 34). On 08 Jun 1634 Elizabeth Knightley Viscountess Hereford (age 46) died.

After 22 Jan 1669. Church of the Virgin Mary Stoneleigh [Map]. Monument to Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley (deceased) and her daughter. A large elaborate memorial in black and white marble erected in 1668. Has two recumbent female figures under a canopy supported on eight Ionic columns and on either side an angel with trumpet holding back curtains.

1720. Church of St Rumbold, Stoke Doyle [Map]. Monument to Edward Ward Judge sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack (age 25) in 1720 and was erected in 1725 during the rebuilding of the church. Elbow Reclining Figure in Judges's Robes. Ionic columns with Pediment. Arms at top being Ward impaled with his wife's Elizabeth Papillon (age 61); her arms having three butterflies being a pun on her surname Papillon. Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.

Edward Ward Judge: In or before 1714 he and Elizabeth Papillon were married. The difference in their ages was 20 years. In 1638 he was born to William Ward of Preston in Rutlandshire. On 14 Jul 1714 Edward Ward Judge (age 76) died at his house at Essex Street.

Elizabeth Papillon: On 27 Jul 1658 she was born to Thomas Papillon Merchant Politician (age 34) and Jane Broadnax.