Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : woodcut engraving

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Date:1800 - 1899 (c.)

Description:Showing a cross on a square inscribed base. It commemorates the Battle of Blore Heath, 1459. It was repaired in 1765 by the Lord of the Manor, Charles Boothby Skrymsher. Inscribed 'On this spot/was fought the Battle of/ Blore Heath/ In 1459/ (etc).


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1600s
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : engraved account
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : engraved account

Engraved account of the Battle of Blore Heath, in 1429, and a small illustration ...

1790s
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath': copper-plate engraving
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath': copper-plate engraving

Showing a cross on a square inscribed base. It commemorates the Battle, 1459. ...

1830s
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : sepia drawing
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : sepia drawing

'Audley Cross on Blore Heath,' showing a battered cross on a square inscribed base ...

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Donor ref:SV-II.88a (45/7692)

Source: William Salt Library

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