The Journal Volume XIX
This volume covers a range of territories and periods - a Portuguese monastery, the inventory of a Parisian tomb-maker, Welsh poetry at Brecon, the Halsey monuments in Great Gaddesden and the bale tombs of the Cotswolds.
It is a particular pleasure to publish Giulia Rossi Vairo's study of a monument in the Portuguese monastery of Odivelas, which she suggests commemorates the young grandson of the founder. This was the runner-up entry in the 2020 CMS Essay Prize. Details of the current essay competition are at https://churchmonumentssociety.org/get-involved/competitions/essay-competition.
We are currently looking for a new co-editor for the Journal. This is a great way to get involved with the work of the Society - and you get first look at all the new research. More details at https://churchmonumentssociety.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=22504&action=edit .
The Journal is free to members. If you are not a member - to whet your appetite, these are the articles
GIULIA ROSSI VAIRO
Monumentum and Memento: The tomb monument of the Infante Dinis (1317–18) in the monastery of St Dinis and St Bernardo at Odivelas, Portugal
An inventory of a Parisian tomb-maker’s workshop made in 1522
Bale tombs in eastern Cotswold churchyards
ANDREW SKELTON AND JAMES BETTLEY
Honouring the past and observing the future : Henshaw Halsey’s chapel and monuments in the church of St John the Baptist, Great Gaddesden (Hertfordshire)
Poems in Welsh on gravestones in Brecon Cathedral
and the abstracts are below ...
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