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Sarcophagus is in Architectural Detail.

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.

Around 1578. Church of the Holy Trinity, Bosbury [Map]. Monument to Richard Harford died 1578.

Large recessed wall Elizabethan Period monument commemorating Richard Harford died 1578, his wife Martha and Anthony Harford, attributed improbably to John Guldo of Hereford, caryatid-type figures possibly Adam and Eve flank central semi-circular headed arched recess with segmental pediment. Two recumbent effigies, male and female in civil costume on sarcophagus supported by two grotesque animals, the whole enriched with foliage and flock motifs and rather more primitive in style than John Harford memorial on opposite wall.

On 31 Mar 1682 John Freschville 1st Baron Frescheville (age 74) died. The last of the male line of Freschville. He was buried in St John the Baptist's Church, Staveley [Map] where his third wife Anna Charlotte De Vic commissioned a monument. Sarcophagus with seated putti.

Anna Charlotte De Vic: She was born to Henry de Vic. In Dec 1666 John Freschville 1st Baron Frescheville and she were married. On 12 Nov 1717 she died.

In 1708. Albemarle Bertie (age 40) erected a monument to members of the Bertie Family in Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham [Map]. A large, semi-circular headed Sideboard Tomb supporting a black Sarcophagus with gadrooned top and lions feet, erected 1738. Commemorates seven members of the Bertie family. The rear has a marble surround with egg and dart moulding and scrolled imposts with Cartouche of arms to the top. Within are seven classical busts, supported on moulded corbels.[Source: BLB].

Albemarle Bertie: Around 1668 he was born to Robert Bertie 3rd Earl Lindsey and Elizabeth Wharton Countess Lindsey. In 1728 Philip Bertie died without issue. He left his esate to his brother Albemarle Bertie. In 1742 Albemarle Bertie died.

St Conan aka Petroc's Church, Egloshayle [Map]. Monument to John Molesworth 3rd Baronet and Jane Arscott Lady Molesworth, and their children commissioned by John Molesworth 4th Baronet (age 18), and to John's wife Barbara Morice Lady Molesworth. Aedicule. Putti. Sarcophagus.

John Molesworth 3rd Baronet: On or before 23 Jun 1668 he was born to John Molesworth 2nd Baronet and Margery Wise Lady Molesworth. He was baptised on 23 Jun 1668 at Pencarrow House, Cornwall. On 19 Sep 1699 John Molesworth 3rd Baronet and Jane Arscott Lady Molesworth were married. Around 15 Oct 1716 John Molesworth 2nd Baronet died. He was buried on 18 Oct 1716 at St Conan aka Petroc's Church, Egloshayle. His son John Molesworth 3rd Baronet succeeded 3rd Baronet Molesworth of Pencarrow in Cornwall. Jane Arscott Lady Molesworth by marriage Lady Molesworth of Pencarrow in Cornwall. Around 17 Jun 1723 John Molesworth 3rd Baronet died. He was buried at St Conan aka Petroc's Church, Egloshayle on 20 Jun 1723. His son John Molesworth 4th Baronet succeeded 4th Baronet Molesworth of Pencarrow in Cornwall.

Jane Arscott Lady Molesworth: Before 19 Jun 1678 she was born to John Arscott of Tetcott in Devon. She baptised on the 19th of June 1678 at Tetcott, Devon, England. Around 03 May 1719 she died.

Barbara Morice Lady Molesworth: She was born to Nicholas Morice 2nd Baronet and Catherine Herbert Lady Morice. In 1728 John Molesworth 4th Baronet and Barbara Morice were married. On 17 May 1755 Barbara Morice Lady Molesworth died.

On 20 Apr 1759 Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester (age 61) died. Earl of Leicester and Baron Lovel of Minster Lovell extinct. Wenman Roberts aka Coke (age 42) inherited his estates.

On 31 Aug 1753 Edward Coke (age 34) died.

Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tittleshall [Map] commissioned by wife and mother Margaret Tufton Countess Leicester (age 58). Erected in 1760. Sculpted by Charles Atkinson. Gadrooned sarcophagus on pedestal with a carved and painted achievement above surrounded by extravagant mantling. Flanked by pair of composite columns supporting a dentilated pediment. Carved bust figures to the sides of the Earl and Countess by Louis Francois Roubiliac (age 56).

Edward Coke: On 02 Feb 1719 he was born to Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester and Margaret Tufton Countess Leicester. On 01 Apr 1747 Edward Coke and Mary Campbell were married. She the daughter of John Campbell 2nd Duke Argyll. He the son of Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester and Margaret Tufton Countess Leicester.

On 10 Jul 1759 Catherine Blount Freeman (age 22) died of a malignant fever. She was buried at St Andrew's Church, Wimpole [Map]. Armorial Yorke Arms differencede with a crescent to indicate son of the current holder; her husband Charles Yorke (age 36) with an inescutcheon of Freeman Arms quartered with unknown arms two lions passant guardant with a bordure engrailed.

Stylised sarcophagus in white veined marble, bearing a white inscription panel; above is an urn in brown marble against a grey background standing on a base of three steps around which are grouped three putti: two garlanding the urn while the third stands by in dejection with reversed torch; in front of the steps is a portrait medallion and at the base of the sarcophagus is an achievement of arms; signed 'JAMES STUART (age 46), INVT. PR. SCHEEMAKERS (age 68), SCULP. MDCCLXI'.

Catherine Blount Freeman: Around 1737 she was born to William Freeman of Hamels in Hertfordshire and Catherine Blount. On 19 May 1755 Charles Yorke and she were married. He the son of Philip Yorke 1st Earl of Hardwicke and Margaret Cocks Countess Hardwicke.

On 21 Sep 1761 John Bentley Ashley (age 59) died. Monument to John Bentley Ashley (age 59) in Saint Leodegarius Church, Ashby St Ledgers [Map]. Sculpted by John "The Elder" Bacon (age 20). Standing wall monument with two large allegorical figures flanking the inscription. Above them is a Sarcophagus on which is a Roman lamp on front of a black Obelisk. Also to James Ashley -1798. Simple Wall Monument with Urn and Obelisk. Also to Jane Pocock (age 51) and by whose will the. Monument was erected.

John Bentley Ashley: He and Jane Pocock were married. Around 1702 he was born to Joseph Ashley of Great Broughton.

Jane Pocock: In 1710 she was born. On 13 Jun 1784 she died.

After 06 Mar 1764. St Andrew's Church, Wimpole [Map]. Monument to Philip Yorke 1st Earl of Hardwicke (deceased) and Margaret Cocks Countess Hardwicke.

Framed inscription panel in white marble surmounted by an enriched sarcophagus in brown veined marble against a grey obelisk to which is affixed an achievement of arms in oval frame; around the base are putti with wreaths and emblems of office; on each side, life-size figures, one of Athene; two medallions on the sarcophagus depict the Earl (deceased) and Countess; signed 'J. STUART (age 51), INVT P. SCHEEMAKERS, SCULPR (age 73).'

1787. Monument in Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire [Map] to Baptist Noel 4th Earl Gainsborough and Elizabeth Chapman Countess Gainsborough sculpted by Joseph Nollekens (age 49) in 1787. A reclining female figure with a cornucopia, on a sarcophagus backed by an obelisk with medallions and putti.

Elizabeth Chapman Countess Gainsborough: In 1708 she was born. In 1728 Baptist Noel 4th Earl Gainsborough and she were married. She by marriage Countess Gainsborough. He the son of Baptist Noel 3rd Earl Gainsborough and Dorothy Manners Countess Gainsborough. After 21 Mar 1751 Thomas Noel and she were married. On 13 Nov 1771 she died.

Putti with torch held downwards, extinguished, indicating the end of life.

Sculpted by Joseph Nollekens (age 49).

Cornucopia.

On 13 Mar 1834 Charles Philip Yorke (age 70) died without issue one day after his seventieth birthday. On 10 May 1854 Harriet Manningham (age 90) died. Both buried at St Andrew's Church, Wimpole [Map].

Framed inscription panel with achievement of arms, supported by consoles and surmounted by a sarcophagus, in various marbles, signed by Thomas Denman (age 44).

The quote 'Et Nos Aliquod' appears to refer to Vergils Aeneid Paragraph 57 Sentence 4 "et nos aliquod nomenque decusque gessimus." meaning "I also had some name and respect".

Charles Philip Yorke: On 12 Mar 1764 he was born to Charles Yorke and Agneta Johnson. On 01 Jul 1790 Charles Philip Yorke and Harriet Manningham were married.

Harriet Manningham: On 21 Jun 1763 she was born to Charles Manningham of Thorpe in Surrey.

Death of Lord Cardigan

On 28 Mar 1868 James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan (age 70) died from a fall from a horse. Earl Cardigan extinct.

On 25 May 1915 Adeline Horsey Countess Cardigan (age 90) died.

Both were buried in St Peter's Church, Deene [Map]; he on 09 Apr 1868. Monument to James Brudenell 7th Earl Cardigan 1797 1868 sculpted by Joseph Edgar Boehm (age 33). Recumbent effigies on Sarcophagus, bronze sea horses (Brudenell Crest) at the bottom corners.