Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/HRT/38/1
TitleThomas de la Mare, abbot, in ecclesiastical vestments, circa 1370
Extent1 item
DescriptionRubbing of engraving of Flemish origin on brass rectangular plate showing effigy with hands folded and holding pastoral staff, under richly decorated canopy with representations of God, censing angels, SS Peter, Paul, Alban and Offa, king of Mercia; SS John the Evangelist, Andrew, Thomas, James, Bartholomew, Philip and attendant prophets; incomplete marginal inscription in Latin; two shields
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded; torn; traces of old pressure sensitive tape
Dimensions: 286 x 141 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of A. Baird; MBS 1443
Publication NoteThis brass is cited and described in Mill Stephenson, 'A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles' (1964): St Albans Abbey I


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