Cadaver Tombs

Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon.


Tomb of Precentor William Sylke 1485 (d.1502)

copyright in this copy of this photograph asserted by Dr. Alison Stones.

 

William Sylke LL.D. was a leading dignitary of the cathedral of Exeter. In around 1487 he was appointed Vicar General to Bishop Richard Fox.

copy of photograph obtained from the IMAGES OF MEDIEVAL ART AND ARCHITECTURE site; ENGLAND: EXETER CATHEDRAL Interior; "Furnishings": Tombs" by Dr. Alison Stones. Photograph originally taken from P.83, 'English Church Monuments, A.D. 1150-1550: An Introduction to the Study of Tombs and Effigies of the Mediaeval Period' by Fred H.Crossley F.S.A. (London: B.T. Batsford, 1921).


Tomb of Canon William Parkhouse d.1540

copyright in this copy of this photograph asserted by Dr. Alison Stones.

 

Figure of a cadaver, from the tomb of William Parkhouse, Canon, d 1540. (Adapted from Crossley, Church Monuments, p.8)

 

copy of photograph obtained from the IMAGES OF MEDIEVAL ART AND ARCHITECTURE site; ENGLAND: ELY CATHEDRAL; Interior; "Furnishings" by Dr. Alison Stones. Photograph originally taken from P.8, 'English Church Monuments, A.D. 1150-1550: An Introduction to the Study of Tombs and Effigies of the Mediaeval Period' by Fred H.Crossley F.S.A. (London: B.T. Batsford, 1921).

 


external link:The Exeter Cathedral site

 

 

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