Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Cartouche Definition

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Cartouche

An ornamental shield or tablet, often containing an heraldic device (coat of arms). Cartouches are often decorated with fanciful scrolled edges representing rolled parchment or paper. Cartouches are often found upon late medieval and Elizabethan tombs.

Poughill, Cornwall

Poughill, Cornwall




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This ransom was first paid during the reign of Aethelred the Unready to prevent Danish attack



28 November, 1290

Queen Eleanor dies at Harby, Northamptonshire

Edward I erects memorial crosses (Eleanor Crosses) at each stopping place of the queen's procession to London

This monarch was Elector of Hanover when he became king of England in 1714



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