The same Mr Fortey forms one of the cast of characters which make up the impressive set of brasses within the church. These are not your usual set of knights and priests, but the local civilian woolmerchants, tailors and mercers. I was delighted to see the detailed clothing on the depictions. Indeed here is Mr JF himelf- if you squint carefully you can just about make out that he's standing on a woolsack.
A his 'n' hers one. John Taylor plus wife plus their 15 offspring. 1490
And Agnes with her two husbands.
There is much else of interest within the building. There are some rather weather worn foliate heads dotted around together with the figures from yesterday's post. The font has angels playing early instruments with naughty devils below being crushed by the power of Christianity and I enjoyed encountering my first ever double squint.
So there you have it.....pitstop report completed and submitted for approval!
$9,830,400 is what his $300 )r pounds) donation would be worth today at a measly 2% COLA!Interesting back ground.ReplyDelete