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 political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland



19 May, 1536

Anne Boleyn beheaded

Queen Anne was executed on Tower Green, saving her the spectacle of a more public execution.

This king defeated Guthrun the Dane at the Battle of Edington



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