Cadaver Tombs

Church of St. Mary, Amersham (Old Town) Buckinghamshire.

Monument to Sir William Drake

Photograph taken by P.Fairweather.


Shrouded Bust of Sir William Drake who died in 1654.

This monument is by Edward Marshall. The bust is flanked by winged hour glasses and drapes fastened at shoulder level and just below him on each side there is a deaths head with a laurel wreath on its brow.


Photograph taken by P.Fairweather.


Monument to Henry Curwen



1636. August 23, Henry Curwen Esqr. sonne of Sr Patricius Curwen of Workington in the County of Cumberland. Buried



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