Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife
Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife

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Title

Monument to Thomas Hungerford and Wife

Date

1581

Medium

alabaster & marble

Accession number

SW3_JR_S033

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Hungerford family

Work type

Monument

Owner

Hungerford family

Custodian

Chelsea Old Church

Work status

extant

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

Church opening times.

Inscription description

frieze: O LORDE IN THEE HAVE I TRVSTED LETT ME NEVER BE CONFOVNDED Panel left: HERE LIETH THE BODIES OF THOMAS HVNGERFORD / OF CHILSEY IN THE COVNTY OF MIDD ESQVIER / THE SECOND SONNE OF ROBERT HVNGERFORD / THELDER OF CADNAME IN THE COVNTY OF WILTH / ESQVIER WHICH HATH SERVED KING HENRY THE / VIII IN THE ROMETH OF A GENTILMĀ PENCIONER AND / WAS WITH HIS MATIE AT THE WINING OF BOLOGNE Panel right: AND KING EDWARD THE VI AT MVSSELBROVGHE / FEILD BESIDES QVENE MARY AND QVENE / ELIZABETH IN THEIR AFFAIRES BEING OF / THADGE OF LXX YERES WHO HAD TO WIFE / VRSVLA MAIDENHEAD THE DAVGHTER / OF THE LADY SANDS ANNO DOMNE 1581.

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Located at

Chelsea Old Church, Chelsea

SW3 5LT