Culture, General Things, Architecture, Architectural Detail, Prie-Dieu

Prie-Dieu is in Architectural Detail.

Prie-Dieu describes a prayer desk, literally "pray to God", monument.

On 31 Aug 1568 Humphrey Llwyd aka Lluyd (age 41) died. He was buried at St Marcella's Church, Denbigh [Map]. Victorian Monument to Humphrey Llwyd 1527-1568. Prie-Dieu.

On 24 Jan 1592 James Harrington (age 81) died. He was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map]. Monument to James Harrington (age 81) and Lucy Sidney. A large standing Elizabethan Period monument with 2 kneeling figures at a prie-dieu in a double aedicule. Wrought in various marbles and enriched with low-relief carving, strapwork etc. surmounted by obelisk, and arms. Stylistically similar to the monument to Robert Keilway. Possibly sculpted by Nicholas Johnson or Nicholas Stone (age 5).

Lucy Sidney: James Harrington and she were married. Around 1520 she was born to William Sidney and Anne Pakenham at Penshurst, Kent. Around 1591 Lucy Sidney died at Exton, Rutlandshire.

On 27 Jun 1598 Bridget Paston died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tittleshall [Map]. Arched niche with kneeling effigy at prie-dieu which carries the inscription. Flanking pilasters with partly painted carved trophies surrounded by ribbon-work. Carved achievement in strapwork surround above and eight kneeling weepers below.

Armorials top left Coke Arms and top right Paston Arms.

Above the monument an amorial Quarterly: Coke Arms, Crispin, Folkard and Pawe impaling Quarterly of Seventeen with 1 Paston Arms, 2 Peche 3 Leach 4 Somerton 5 Peyver 6 Walcot 7 Berry 8 Craven 9 Kerdeston 10 Wachesam or Sotherton 11 Hethersett 12 Charles 13 Tatshall 14 Hengrave 15 Gerbridge 16 Mautby 17 Basinges?.

Bridget Paston: She was born to John Paston. On 13 Aug 1582 Edward Coke and she were married. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Before 1635. Prie-Dieu monument to Edward Waties of Ludlow and his wife Martha Fox at St Laurence's Church, Ludlow [Map]. The monument was erected by Edward in his seventieth year.

Martha Fox: She was born to Charles Fox of Bromfield and Isabella Newport. On 27 Feb 1593 Edward Waties of Ludlow and she were married. They had three sons and four daughters, of which two survived to adulthood. On 02 Oct 1629 she died.