Pediment is in Architectural Detail.
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.
On 29 Oct 1682 Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden (age 71) died. His son Edward Noel 1st Earl Gainsborough (age 41) succeeded 4th Viscount Campden. Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough (age 36) by marriage Viscountess Campden. He was buried at Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map].
A huge monument in black and white marble, with a tall base on which stand obelisks, on balls capped by two black urns and a large open pediment. Within, are the Viscount and his fourth wife Elizabeth Bertie Viscountess Campden (age 42) in effigy and various low reliefs, depicting his previous wives and nineteen children, in Roman dress, completed at least by Grinling Gibbons (age 34).
Elizabeth Bertie Viscountess Campden: In 1640 she was born to Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey (age 32) and Martha Cockayne Countess Lindsey and Holderness (age 35). On 06 Jul 1655 Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden (age 44) and Elizabeth Bertie Viscountess Campden (age 15) were married. She by marriage Viscountess Campden. The difference in their ages was 29 years. She the daughter of Montagu Bertie 2nd Earl Lindsey (age 47) and Martha Cockayne Countess Lindsey and Holderness. They were second cousin twice removed. In 1683 Elizabeth Bertie Viscountess Campden (age 43) died.
After 1708. All Saints Church, Maiden Bradley [Map]. Monument to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet (age 75). Sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack (age 13); white marble reclining figure in front of tablet with pediment with cherubs, scrolled pediment with arms over. Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.
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.
Before 1736. Monument to Anne Brudenell (wife of Charles Lennox) in St Peter's Church, Deene [Map] by Giovanni Battista Guelphi (age 45) on the west wall of the transept. Bust set against square surround with flanking caryatids, metope frieze and pediment over.
Giovanni Battista Guelphi: Church of St Peter Kirkthorpe. The chief merit of the church is a fine collection of C18 wall monuments. The most important of these is the Stringer Monument by Guelfi: 2 detached busts on a sarcophagus with straight tapering sides; background by Kent with inscription, a frame starting from 2 big volutes and crowned by an open-segmental pediment carved coat-or-arms with putti. The Smyth chapel has numerous monuments dating from 1731; including that to John Smyth of 2 putti uncovering his portrait on an oval medallion, that to Lady Georgina Smyth and others signed by Flaxman; 1799. Around 1690 he was born. In 1736 Giovanni Battista Guelphi (age 46) died.
After 1738. Monument to Joseph Ashley in Saint Leodegarius Church, Ashby St Ledgers [Map]. Grey and white marble architectural wall tablet with Pediment and winged Cherubs heads below. Signed by Nathaniel Hedges.
Joseph Ashley: In 1738 he died.
On 10 Mar 1774 William Browne (age 82) died. Church of St Mary Hillington [Map]. Large mural marble tablet with plain open pilasters open pediment and relief rondal. Inscribed Sir W B Archit. Roundel sculpted by Joseph Wilton (age 51). Armorial quartered 1&4 Unknown three leopard's faces jessant de lys 2&3 appears to be Temple Arms includes an escutcheon for his wife Mary Greene.
William Browne: In 1692 he was born. On 24 Aug 1717 William Browne (age 25) and Mary Greene (age 17) were married.
Mary Greene: On 29 Sep 1699 she was born to Charles Greene Apothecary.
St Andrew's Church Denton [Map]. In ashlar. The latin raised letter inscription is set in an egg and dart surround, flanked by Ionic Pilasters and free standing Composite fluted columns, supporting a pediment containing a pair of naked female figures holding hour glasses leaning on a skull. The frieze is decorated with medallions. The reclining figure of the deceased, his prayer book in hand, lies on a half rolled up mattress on a tomb chest on which are portrayed his wife and six children, all named in raised letters.