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Robert Skein and his wife on the south side of the Communion Table in Kingston Church Surrey Aug 1810

Robert Skein and his wife on the south side of the Communion Table in  Kingston Church Surrey Aug 1810

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1810

Shelfmark: Ktop XL

Item number: 16I

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Robert Skerne was a wealthy Kingston lawyer and his wife Joan was the daughter of Edward III with his mistress Alice Perrers. These brass monuments are situated between the chancel and south chapel of the Church of All Sainst in Kingston upon Thams. The figures are three-feet and three-inches tall, and dressed in the costume used to denote laiety in the 15th century. The monument includes a Latin inscription praising the deceased.

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