Record

LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/NTT/10/4
TitleRichard Willoughby, esquire, in armour and wife, Anne, in mantle, 1471
Extent1 item
Date1971
DescriptionRubbing of brass effigies; the male figure standing on large whelk shell and 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. The female figure is wearing a horned headdress and has two dogs at her feet; three shields; seven smaller whelk shells; typed label. Rubbing made by William Gibson 30 Aug 1971.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded
Dimensions: 198 x 101 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of J. Roger Greenwood; MBS 4536
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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