Culture, General Things, Church Monuments, Church Monument Details, Feet Resting On, Unicorn
Unicorn is in Feet Resting On.
After 20 Sep 1543. Alabaster Monument to Thomas Manners 1st Earl of Rutland (deceased) and Eleanor Paston Countess Rutland (age 48) in the Chancel of St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map].
Detail of his head with a short haircut and beard. He wearing a circlet, possibly coronet. His head resting on a Great Helm with Peacock in Pride ie with its feathers displayed.
Her feet on a Griffin. His feet resting on a Unicorn, with its horn missing.
His Mitten Gauntlets with the cloven-hooved foot of the Unicorn visible.
Detail of the panels of the chest.
Detail of her dress with fastenings, heart locket, hands crasped in prayer.
After 17 Sep 1563. Alabaster Monument to Henry Manners 2nd Earl of Rutland (deceased) and Margaret Neville Countess Rutland at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bottesford, Leicestershire [Map].
Monument an unusual Table Tomb with their effigies beneath surmounted by effigies of their children. The table may once have been raised in the same way as the one at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford [Map] to Thomas St Paul which may be by the same carver.
His arms showing quarterly: 1&4: Manners Augmented Arms.
2nd: Top Row: Ros Arms, Roet Arms, Trusbutt [or Belvoir], Bottom Row: Todeni [Albini ancient], Daubeney Arms, Badlesmere Arms.
3rd Quarterly: 1 Thomas Holland 2nd Earl Kent 1350 1397 Arms, 2 Tiptoft Arms, 3 Vaux ArmsPowys Arms aka Charlton.
Detail of his Leg Garter.
Peacock in Pride ie with its feathers displayed.
Detail of their children.
Detail of the corner of the pediment on which the arms are displayed decorated with fruit and detail of one of the legs of the table.
Detail of his armour, in his right hand a prayer-book, his left hand clutching his sword.
Detail of the St George Pendant Pendant signifying his being a Knight of the Order of the Garter.
Detail of the Unicorn on which his feet rest and Lion on which her feet rest.
The Manners Peacock Crest.
Detail of the Heart locket on her necklace and his St George Pendant.