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English Heritage, De Grey Mausoleum

Flitton, Nr Ampthill


Date

1651 (?)

Medium

marble

Measurements

H 350 x W 232 x D 70 cm

Accession number

ART03

Work type

Tomb or mausoleum

Inscription description

inscribed: sacred to the memorie / of the most excellent person / illustrious & incomparable / for her true / pietie / charitie / bountie / vertue / honor and all goodnesse. / The Ladie Elizabeth Talbot, / Countesse Dowager of Kent, / to Henrie Earl of Kent sone / and heire of Earle Charles Ladie Hastings Weisford / and Ruthin / second Daughter & coheire / to / Gilbert late Earle of Shrewsburie, / she departed at hir house / in Whitefriers London / the VII of December / MDCLI / being upon the age of / LXX / and was here interred / the VI of Januarie following; on lower section: MADE & PLACED HERE OVT OF THE MOST HVMBLE / DEVOTION / OF THE SOLE EXECVTOR OF HER LA'SD' LAST WILL & TESTAMENT / IN AVGVST MDCLIII


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English Heritage, De Grey Mausoleum

High Street, , Bedfordshire, Flitton, Nr Ampthill, Bedfordshire MK45 5EJ England

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