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

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Date:1793

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

1800s
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : woodcut engraving
Drayton-in-Hales - 'Audley Cross on Blore Heath' : woodcut engraving

Showing a cross on a square inscribed base. It commemorates the Battle of Blore ...

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.88c (45/7694)

Source: William Salt Library

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