Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent

 St Michael's Church Penkridge Church of St Nicholas, Alcester Church of St Mary and St Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill Staunton Harold, Leicestershire St Mary the Virgin Church, Chipping Norton St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne St Marcella's Church, Denbigh St Peter's Church, Shelford Church of All Hallows, Great Mitton All Saints Church, Sudbury

Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent is in Carvers.

Around 1558. St Michael's Church Penkridge [Map]. Monument to Edward Littleton (age 53) and his two wives Helen Swynnerton and Isabel Wood. His first wife Helen Swynnerton on his right with the simpler English gabled hood, his second wife on his wife with the later, more complex, French Hood. Armorials of Littleton, Wood and Swynnerton families. Sculpted by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Helen Swynnerton: she was born to Humphrey Swynnerton of Swynnerton. Before 1523 Edward Littleton and she were married.

Isabel Wood: Before Apr 1533 Edward Littleton and she were married.

After 10 Nov 1559. Church of St Nicholas, Alcester [Map]. Monument to Fulk Greville Baron Latimer, Baron Willoughby (deceased) and Elizabeth Willoughby 11th Baroness Latimer 3rd Baroness Willoughby Broke (age 47). Somewhat curious armour; possibly imagined by the carver. Rose Pendant. Chunky Lions Mane. Chest with Weepers. Helm with Folds. Dress Folds at Feet. Possibly Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Fulk Greville Baron Latimer, Baron Willoughby: Around 1503 he was born to Edward Greville at Milcote. Before 1536 Fulk Greville Baron Latimer, Baron Willoughby and Elizabeth Willoughby 11th Baroness Latimer 3rd Baroness Willoughby Broke were married. He by marriage Baron Latimer of Corby, Baron Willoughby Broke. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England. On 10 Nov 1559 Fulk Greville Baron Latimer, Baron Willoughby died at Alcester.

After 12 Sep 1570. Monument to John Shirley (deceased) at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill [Map]. Elizabethan Period. Helm with Folds. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

John Shirley: In 1533 he was born to Francis Shirley and Dorothy Giffard at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire. On 12 Sep 1570 John Shirley died at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire. He was buried at Church of St Mary and St Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill.

On 27 Jul 1571 Francis Shirley (age 56) died at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire [Map]. He was buried in the Church of St Mary and St Hardulph, Breedon on the Hill [Map]. Elizabethan Period. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Helm with Folds. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Francis Shirley: Francis Shirley and Dorothy Giffard were married. The difference in their ages was 24 years; she, unusually, being older than him. Around 26 Jan 1515 he was born to Ralph Shirley at Staunton Harold, Leicestershire.

On 21 Dec 1579 Thomas Richards died. Monument to Thomas Richards. In 1603 Elizabeth Fiennes (age 80) died.

Monument in St Mary the Virgin Church, Chipping Norton [Map]. Finely made in alabaster. Elizabethan Period. Renaissance chest with stripped-down strapwork. Rush Mat. Dress Folds at Feet. Ruff. Possibly Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Thomas Richards: Before 21 Dec 1579 he and Elizabeth Fiennes were married.

Elizabeth Fiennes: Around 1523 she was born to Edward Fiennes 5th Baron Saye and Sele and Margaret Danvers Baroness Saye and Sele.

On 17 Apr 1581 Humphrey Bradbourne (age 57) died. Monument in St Oswald's Church, Ashbourne [Map]. Around the sides of the tomb their six sons and four daughters. The tomb sculpted by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent. Chest with Weepers holding Shields. Dress Folds at Feet. Ruffs.

Humphrey Bradbourne: Around 1524 he was born to John Bradbourne and Isabel Cotton. Date adjusted from 1537 to be consistent with father's death.

St Marcella's Church, Denbigh [Map]. Monument to John Salusbury and Jane Myddelton (age 88) erected by his wife in 1588. Dress Folds at Feet. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent. Bongrace.

John Salusbury: In 1519 he was born to Roger Salusbury. In 1563 Humphrey Llwyd aka Lluyd lived at Denbigh Castle by permission of Sir John Salusbury [Note. Some sources say Richard Myddelton] who was then the Lord of the Manor of Denbigh. Before 1578 John Salusbury and Jane Myddelton were married. In 1578 John Salusbury died. He was buried at St Marcella's Church, Denbigh.

Jane Myddelton: In 1500 she was born to David Myddelton. In 1588 Jane Myddelton died.

After 1588. St Peter's Church, Shelford [Map]. Alabaster Monument to Anne Rawson (age 73). Carved by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

The quartered Stanhope Arms impaled with Rawson Arms: Gules, a four square castle in perspective with as many towers and cupolas one at each angle or standing in water azure.

Detail of her Bongrace.

Dress folds typical of Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Around 1600. St Michael's Church Penkridge [Map]. Monument to Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall and Alice Cockayne (age 65). Sculpted by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall: Around 1523 he was born to Edward Littleton and Helen Swynnerton at Pillaton Hall. In or before 1548 Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall and Alice Cockayne were married. On 19 Jul 1574 Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall died at Pillaton Hall.

Alice Cockayne: In 1535 she was born to Francis Cockayne and Dorothy Marrow. On 03 Nov 1602 Alice Cockayne died at Penkridge, Staffordshire. She was buried at St Michael's Church Penkridge.

After 1600. All Saints Church, Sudbury [Map]. Monument to John Vernon and Mary Littleton (age 31) carved by Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

John Vernon: he was born to Henry Vernon and Margaret Swynnerton. In 1599 John Vernon and Mary Littleton were married. On 08 Jul 1600 John Vernon died. He was buried at All Saints Church, Sudbury.

Mary Littleton: In 1569 she was born to Edward Littleton of Pillaton Hall and Alice Cockayne at Pillaton Hall. In 1582 Walter Vernon and she were married. The difference in their ages was 29 years. He a great x 5 grandson of King Henry IV of England. On 17 Dec 1622 Mary Littleton died.

Detail of the folds at the bottom of her dress typical of the work of Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent.

Detail of his armour.

Detail of the corners of the monument. Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton upon Trent usually have 'Candleabras', or candlesticks. These appear simpler.

Detail of the end of the monument of the Vernon Arms and Unknown Arms?

Detail of the supports.