Culture, General Things, Church Monuments, Carvers, York School of Carving

York School of Carving is in Carvers.

After 17 Jan 1425. Monument in Church of St Oswald, Methley [Map] to Robert Waterton Constable (deceased) and Cecily Fleming.

York School of Carving. Crocketed arch. He in Early Plate Bascinet Period armour. Large Orle highly decorated with head resting on great helm with feathered crest. Beard with spiral twists. Collar Esses and Crowns Alternating. Misericorde. Hip Belt with decorated buckle. She wearing a squared crespine headress and small Esses Collar. Chest with Angels with Rounded Wings holding Shields. Chunky Lions Mane.

Robert Waterton Constable: Around 1360 he was born to John Waterton and Joan Mauley. Before 1398 Robert Waterton Constable (age 38) and Cecily Fleming were married. In 1399 Robert Waterton Constable (age 39) was appointed Constable of Pontefract Castle. In Jan 1400 he was given custody of King Richard II of England (age 31) who died shortly thereafter. On 20 Nov 1399 Robert Waterton Constable (age 39) was appointed Master of the Horse to the newly crowned Henry IV King England (age 32). In or before 1422 Robert Waterton Constable (age 62) and Margaret Clarell Lady of the Garter (age 24) were married. The difference in their ages was 37 years. On 17 Jan 1425 Robert Waterton Constable (age 65) died.

Cecily Fleming: She was born to Robert Fleming of Woodhall.

1482. Monument at Church of St Michael and All Angels, Thornhill [Map]. Some discussion as to whose monument it is. Some say it is John Savile of Thornhill (age 75) and his wife Alice Gascoigne (age 66). Others say Thomas Savile and Margaret Pilkington which appears to early but monuments sometimes erected long after the death of its subjects.

Alabaster chest tomb. Possibly York School of Carving. Similarities with the monuments at All Saints Church Harewood [Map] which are also Gascoigne, Church of St Helen and the Holy Cross Sheriff Hutton [Map] and Church of St Oswald, Methley [Map]. Suns and Roses Collar. Lion of March Pendant. Maidens Head Crest from Thornhill family; the Savile family obtained Thorhill through marriage.