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Wraxall Church, gorges monument

Wraxall Church, gorges monument

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1783

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.128

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing of the sepulchral stone figures of Sir Edmund Gorges (d.1512) and Anne his wife, daughter of John Howard, Duke of Norfolk, in Wraxall Church in (North) Somerset. The recumbent effigies are on a tomb chest with the family's coat of arms. The two effigies show the deceased lady in a fashionable long flowing gown and hood and her husband in his suit of armour with weapons. At the foot of the knight lies his faithful pet dog and at the foot of the lady is a small lion.

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