The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Order of the Garter, 1348-1485

The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Order of the Garter, 1348-1485

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...1426 lieutenant-general for the field in Normandy, Anjou, etc. From 1428 to 1435 the earl of Warwick was tutor and governor to the young king Henry VI. In 1437 he was made lieutenant-general and governor of France and 'Normandy, but died at Rouen in April, 1439. His body was buried in the Beauchamp chapel in St. Mary's church, Warwick, where his sumptuous marble tomb with his effigy in gilt latten still remains. Richard earl of Warwick married, firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas lord Berkeley, and secondly Isabel, only surviving sister and heir of Richard le Despencer and daughter of Thomas lord le Despencer and earl of Gloucester, widow of Richard Beauchamp, earl of Worcester. Date of the plate, after the earI's second marriage in 1423. SEAL OF SIR RICHARD BEAUCHAMP, EARL OF WARWlCK: AND ALBEMARLE, LORD DESPENCER ' See Plate XLI. SIR JOHN DE LISLE, LORD LISLE OF ROUGEMONT, ONE OF THE FIRST FOUNDERS, oh. 1356 Now in the ninth stall, on the south side of the chapel. A small quadrangular plate of gilt copper, bearing the arms, gold a fiss and two chrvrons sahle, with silver helm, garnished gold, and covered by a silver mantling with red lining branched with gold, and surmounted by the crest, a silver mi//stone picked sahle, the mi//rind gold. Across the bottom of the plate is a scroll inscribed: This distinguished Knight was son, or more probably grandson, of Robert de Insula or de Lisle, of Rougemont and Cameldon, now Campton, in Bedfordshire, summoned to parliament as lord Lisle in I 31 1, etc. John de Lisle was granted the manor of Harewood at the early age of seventeen to enable him to serve the King in his wars, in which he afterwards won such fame. He was summoned to parliament as lord Lisle of more

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