Record

LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/WIL/14/2
TitleRobert Wyvil, bishop, in episcopal vestments, 1375
Extent1 item
Datend
DescriptionRubbing of brass half effigy with mitre and crosier shown within castle with champion, ready for combat, at the gate; rabbit warren and trees representing Bere Chase recovered for the church by the bishop; incomplete marginal inscription in Latin; representations of the four evangelists at the corners; four shields
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded; stained, yellowed and brittle; some badly torn areas reinforced with additional paper; top right hand corner torn away and piece folded inside rubbing; very fragile
Dimensions: 342 x 152 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of Malcolm Norris; MBS 4602
Publication NoteThis brass is cited and described in Mill Stephenson, 'A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles ' (1964): Salisbury Cathedral I