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Lincoln Cathedral, visceral tomb of Queen Eleanor

Lincoln Cathedral, visceral tomb of Queen Eleanor

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1784

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15541

Item number: f.83

Genre: Manuscript

An outline view in ink of the south side of the monuments of Bishop Burgherst (or Burgwash), and Robert, Lord Badlesmere, to the left of the east window in Lincoln Cathedral. The breaks in the base mark the place where the viscera (bowels) of Queen Eleanor of Castile are buried. Eleanor and her husband King Edward I had been present at Lincoln's consecration.

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