Leek Church - 'Ashenhurst Brass': indian ink drawing (on yellow paper)

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Date:1700 - 1799 (c.)

Description:The Ashenhurst Brass in St. Edward's Church (1597), showing two rows of kneeling figures, four wives and ten children. Inscribed over the figures,' MARY BRUTON; ALYCE BEALLOT; KATHERIN OKER; IOICE M.'Inscribed below the figures, 'HERE LYETH THE BODYES OF IOHN ASHENHURST ESQUIRE WHO HAD 4 WIVES VIZ IOYCE ALICE KATHEREN AND MARY AND HAD BY IOYCE 2 SONNES AND 5 DAUGHTERS VIZ RALPHE & IOHN DORATHIE MARGARETT ELIZABETH ANNE & IOYCE AND BY ALICE HAD ISSUE 2 SONNES THOMAS AND LAURENCE AND BY MARY HAD ISSUE ONE DAUGHTER AND THE SAID IOHN ASHENHURST DECEASED THE XX DAY OF OCTOBER ANNO DNI'. Anonymous.


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1700s
Leek Churchyard - Knight: engraving
Leek Churchyard - Knight: engraving

'Leeke church yard, Staffordshire,' showing a Knight in chain-mail, with a sword ...

1770s
Leek - 'Antique Pillars': woodcut engraving
Leek - 'Antique Pillars': woodcut engraving

A page from 'The Gentleman's Magazine,' giving a letter about 'Antique Pillars at ...

1800s
Leek Church: water colour painting
Leek Church: water colour painting

'St. Edward the Confessor's Church, Leek.' South east view showing a 'perpendicular' ...

1840s
Leek Church - Ancient Cross: sepia drawing
Leek Church - Ancient Cross: sepia drawing

'Ancient Cross in the Church Yard at Leek, Staffordshire.' Showing a round pillar ...

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Donor ref:SV-VII.33 (45/9294)

Source: William Salt Library

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