Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/NTT/10/3
TitleRichard Willoughby, esquire, in armour and wife, Anne, in mantle, 1471
Extent1 item
DescriptionRubbing of brass male effigy standing on large whelk shell with head resting on helmet decorated with leaves and an owl. The armour is of a style found circa 1455-1470 with unusually large and angular elbow plates and ridged shoulder; one shield; five smaller whelk shells. Rubbing made by Keith Train 1927
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded; very fragile
Dimensions: 168 x 56 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of Keith Train and subsequently in the collection of J. Roger Greenwood; MBS 4533
Publication NoteThis brass is cited and described in Mill Stephenson, 'A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles ' (1964): Wollaton I


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