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The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

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  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
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    ContributionsAnthony Harvey (Editor), Richard Mortimer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8277716M
    ISBN 10085115879X
    ISBN 109780851158792

    The funeral effigies housed in their own quarters in the Norman undercroft are one of the most remarkable yet little-known treasures of Westminster abbey. They derive from a time when an effigy of the dead monarch, statesman or national hero played an important part in funeral ritual, offering a visible likeness as a focus to the ceremonial of /5(2).   Funeral effigies – how the dead appeared at their own burial Visited Westminster Abbey today – where Wills and Kate just got married of course – and what held my morbid attention the most was the funeral effigies. These strange objects are located in .

      The funeral effigies are among the most eccentric relics of history among the treasures at the abbey. The oldest were made to display at the funerals of Author: Maev Kennedy. This is the funeral effigy of Frances Stuart, Duchess of Richmond & Lennox preserved in the Westminster Abbey Museum. It dates from Later robes dispensed with much of the decoration on the sleeves as well as the ermine stomacher pins.

    Royal funeral effigy of Anne of Bohemia, Westminster Abbey, Photograph taken of a detail of the medieval wooden funerary effigy of Anne of Bohemia (died ), Queen to Richard II, stored in the museum at Westminster Abbey. Such effigies were modelled during life or shortly after death. This is the funeral effigy of Catherine, Duchess of Buckingham kept at Westminster dates from The style & cut of the robe relates closely (although the ermine stomacher was abandoned in the C19th) to those worn by all duchesses subsequently pins.


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The funeral effigies housed in their own quarters in the Norman undercroft are one of the most remarkable yet little-known treasures of Westminster abbey.

They derive from a time when an effigy of the dead monarch, statesman or national hero played an important part in funeral ritual, offering a visible likeness as a focus to the ceremonial of the funeral/5(2). The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey. by Anthony Harvey (Editor), Richard Mortimer (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

ISBN ISBN /5(2). This is both a history of the collection and of the origins and development of the funeral effigy, and a full descriptive catalogue of the 21 effigies i Westminster Abbey contains a unique and important group of effigies, some familiar, many little-known, including kings, queens, statesmen and national heroes, ranging in time from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century/5(3).

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In the first substantial publication on the collection sincesome objects are catalogued for the first time since their restoration after damage in the Second World War; an account of this restoration is included in the catalogue, which also contains a full treatment The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey book the significance of each effigy in royal funeral ceremonial and in the history of art.

Westminster Abbey has a sizeable collection of life-size funeral effigies of kings, queens and other nobility made of wax and wood. As they are restored for a new exhibition gallery opening in the Abbey’s Eleanor Lovegrove shares some of their secrets.

On the 31st January the late Sir William St. John Hope read a paper before the Society ‘On the Funeral Effigies of the Kings and Queens ofEngland,with special reference to those in the Abbey Church of Westminster’, and to this paper our Fellow the late Dr.

Armitage Robinson, then dean of Westminster, appended ‘A Note on the Westminster Tradition of Identification’.

(Special Announcement) The Abbey is no longer open for public worship, general visiting or private prayer. Meanwhile, the community of Abbey clergy are continuing to worship and pray, in. Secrets of the funeral effigies of Westminster Abbey Offering both devotional inspiration and literary enjoyment the Westminster Abbey bestiary is packed with the usual mixture of known species and exotic animals – including wild beasts, birds, fish, snakes and insects.

This richly illustrated book is the first substantial publication on the funeral effigies of Westminster Abbey sinceThe expertise of a distinguished group of international specialists has been drawn upon for this book; they are JANET ARNOLD, PATRICIA BLACKETT BARBER, CLAUDE BLAIR, SHIRLEY BURY, HUBERT CHESSHYRE, AVRIL HART, ANTHONY HARVEY, VALERIE KAUFMAN, SHEILA LANDI, JOHN LARSON, SANTINA LEVEY, PHILLIP LINDLEY, JULIAN LITTEN, RICHARD MORTIMER.

- Buy The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey book online at best prices in India on Read The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Anthony Harvey, Richard Mortimer. This richly illustrated book is the first substantial publication on the funeral effigies of Westminster Abbey sinceThe expertise of a distinguished group of international specialists has been drawn upon for this book; they are JANET ARNOLD, PATRICIA BLACKETT BARBER, CLAUDE BLAIR, SHIRLEY BURY, HUBERT CHESSHYRE, AVRIL HART, ANTHONY HARVEY, VALERIE KAUFMAN, SHEILA Format: Paperback.

The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey by Anthony Harvey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Summary: This is both a history and a catalogue of Westminster Abbey's collection of funeral effigies, from the death mask of Edward III to Horatio Nelson, and including Henry VII, Charles II, Queen Anne and William Pitt.

The collection is also remarkable for its rare historical costumes and accessories. This is both a history and a catalogue of Westminster Abbey's collection of funeral effigies, from the death mask of Edward III to Horatio Nelson, and including Henry VII, Charles II, Queen Anne and William Pitt.

The collection is also remarkable for its rare historical costumes and accessories. Buy The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey First Edition by Harvey, Anthony, Mortimer, Richard, Harvey, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. The funeral effigies housed in their own quarters in the Norman undercroft are one of the most remarkable yet little-known treasures of Westminster abbey. They derive from a time when an effigy of the dead monarch, statesman or national hero played an important part in funeral ritual, offering a visible likeness as a focus to the ceremonial of Pages: The story of the effigies in Westminster Abbey goes back some six hundred years to the days when a "lively image" of the dead person was first carried in his funeral procession.

Before the fourteenth century, whenever a sovereign or some great lord died, his actual embalmed body was dressed in magnificent robes and carried to the grave on an.

Anthony Harvey is the author of The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Non-Classical Lexicon /5. About this title Westminster Abbey contains a unique and important group of effigies, some familiar, many little-known, including kings, queens, statesmen and national heroes, ranging in time from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century/5(3).

- Westminster Abbey has a sizeable collection of life-size funeral effigies of kings, queens and other nobility made of wax and wood. As they are restored for a new exhibition gallery opening in the Abbey's Eleanor Lovegrove shares some of. Westminster Abbey's effigies get a makeover for new museum The underskirts of the funeral effigy of Catherine, Duchess of Buckingham, at Westminster Abbey.

Author: Maev Kennedy.King Charles II funeral effigy at Westminster Abbey (Image: Fair Use) In the 18th century, the effigies became a major tourist attraction and visitors would pay pennies to view them. Later, as they became dustier and shabbier, they were moved to quieter corners of the abbey.

By the 19th century they were known as “the Ragged Regiment”.