Church Monuments Society

The Journal


Volume X

In this volume

John Blair: The Limoges Enamel Tomb of Bishop Walter de Merton
An account of the tomb of the Bishop of Rochester d.1277 in Rochester Cathedral which originally had an effigy of Limoges enamel.

Mark Downing: Military Effigies with Breast Chains
An analysis of the eleven surviving 14C military effigies which feature breast chains

Paul D. Cockerham: The Early Treffry Monuments at Fowey: A Reappraisal
Considers three locally produced 16C incised slabs and four 15C brasses to the Treffrys at Fowey and redates them

John Broome: Samuel Baldwin: Carver of Gloucester
Baldwin was active 1603-45. He reworked designs of Southwark immigrants. Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire were the counties where his work is mainly found. The paper reviews his output and lists 59 monuments.

Marjorie Trusted: Moving Church Monuments: Processional Images in Spain in the Seventeenth Century Paso
rocessional groups of large scale carved sculptures of early 17c Vallodolid by Rincón and Fernández for confraternities. Carried or wheeled through the streets at religious festivals

Jean Wilson: 'Two names of friendship, but one Starre' Memorials to Single-Sex Couples in the Early Modern Period Examines monument to Fulke Greville d.1628 at Warwick and that to Thomas Baines d.1681 and John Finch d.1684 at Christs College, Cambridge as commemorating homosexual relationships.

Clive Easter: John Weston of Exeter and the Last Judgement Weston flourished c1700-48.
Looks at his monument to Thomas Northmore d.1713 in St Thomas, Exeter and others at Whitchurch, St Blazey, Ashprington and St Petroc, Exeter featuring depictions of the Last Judgment.

Malcolm Baker: Roubiliac and Cheere in the 1730's & 40's: Collaboration and Sub-contracting in Eighteenth – Century English Sculptors' Workshops
Examines Roubiliac’s early career as a sculptor associated with the workshops of Thomas Carter and Henry Cheere. Analysis of his early monuments and the circumstances under which they were produced reveals how Roubiliac progressed within the workshops and business practices of notable London statuaries.

Fritz Scholten: Canova in Delft, the Commission for the Funeral Monument to Willem George Frederick, Prince of Orange (1806) Reconstructed.
Gives history of Canova’s monument to the Prince originally erected in the church of the Eremitani in Padua in 1812. The monument was removed to Delft in 1896

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