Sentence Examples

  • Ten days after he sealed the statutes, on the 12th of April 1443, Chicheley died and was buried in Canterbury cathedral on the north side of the choir, under a fine effigy of himself erected in his lifetime.
  • 84b), whose monumental effigy, formerly in the church of Wainfleet, now in Magdalen College Chapel at Oxford, seems to be in the dress of a merchant.
  • The effigy on it may be taken to be an authentic portrait.
  • The collegiate church at Dammartin was founded by him in 1480, and his tomb and effigy are in the chancel.
  • The slab over the poet's grave bears the lines beginning "Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbeare To digg the dust enclosed heare"; while the effigy on the mural monument above may well be an authentic representation, though somewhat altered and damaged by time and restoration (see Shakespeare: Portraits).

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