Tagged with church memorials

St Mary’s Church, Tenby

St Mary’s Church, Tenby

This is an incredibly well preserved large church in the centre of this walled town on the coast of West Wales. Unfortunately I couldn’t find a leaflet explaining the church, the notes I took were without ┬ámy reading glasses and I was exhausted by the time I got there, and their website is so busy … Continue reading

Blind Boy, Waltham Abbey

Blind Boy, Waltham Abbey

As a historian I have seen lots of memorials in churches in Britain and Europe, but this is very unusual if not unique. Tudor monuments show effigies of the parents recumbent above a representation of their children praying for them, the males on the left, females on the right. But on the left here is … Continue reading