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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Tewkesbury
Town
Tewkesbury
County
Gloucestershire
Country
England
Commemoration
Wars of the Roses (1455-1487)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1795
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
35824
Current location

In floor near high altar.
Tewkesbury Abbey
Church Street
Tewkesbury
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL20 5RZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 8903232462
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE LAID INTO FLOOR. SURROUNDED BY PRINCE OF WALES SHIELD.
Inscription
EDUARDUS / PRINCEPS WALLIC / LITRI INTERFECTUS DUM ADHUC NIVENIS / ANNO DNI 1471 / DIC QUANTO / RHCU(/) HOMINUM FUROI MATUS / TU SOLA LUX EST GICNIS / ULTIMA / SPES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Wars of the Roses (1455-1487)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,place of death,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet pp.211, 308 (note 57) RK Morris and R Shoesmith (eds): 'Tewkesbury Abbey: History, Art & Architecture (2003), quoting D.Lysons: ' A Collection of Gloucestershire Antiquities' 2vols (London, 1803). Plaque placed the the Vicar of the Abbey, the Rev Robert Knight.

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