Tower Armouries - Church Armour

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Tower Armouries - Church Armour

Tower Armouries - Church Armour







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Correspondence and photographs relating to arms and armour held as funerary monuments in churches, Acton Burnell, Shropshire, Addington, Kent, Addington, Surrey, Alcester, Warwickshire, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, Aldbury, Hertfordshire, Aldenham, Hertfordshire, Aldermaston, Hertfordshire, Aldershot, Hampshire, Almondsbury, Avon, Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, Apethorpe, Northamptonshire, Arncliffe, North Yorkshire, Arrow, Warwickshire, Arundel, Sussex, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Ashburnham, East Sussex, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, Ashford, Kent, Astley, Warwickwhire, Audley End House, Essex, Aveton Gifford, South Devon, Aylesford, Kent, Baldock, Hertforshire, Banham, Norwich, Bardwell, Suffolk, Bamburgh, Northumberland, Barham, Kent, Barking, Sussex, Barking, Suffolk, Barnard Castle, Durham, Barnwell, Cambridgeshire, Barrington, Somerset, Barton-upon-Humber, South Humberside, Basing, Hampshire, Beaulieu, Hampshire, Beddington, Surrey, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire, Berry Pomeroy, Devon, Besford, Worcestershire, Bethersden, Kent, Beverley, Yorkshire, Bickleigh, Devon, Biddulph, Staffordshire, Bigby, Lincolnshire, Birchington, Kent, Birling, Kent, Bishop's Canning, Wiltshire, Bishopsgate, St. Helens, London, Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, Blithfield, Staffordshire, Blofeld, Norfolk, Bloxham, Oxfordshire, Bolam, Northumberland, Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire, Bonsall, Derbyshire, Bottesford, Leicestershire, Bouhgton-under-Blean, Kent, Bowden, Cheshire, Brabourne, Kent, Bradwell, Essex, Bramfield, Suffolk, Bradfield, Essex, Brancepeth, Durham, Braybrooke, Northamptonshire, Breage, Cornwall, Brecon Cathedral, Bredon, Gloucestershire, Breedon-on-the-Hill, Derbyshire, Brereton, Cheshire, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, Brightwell, Suffolk, Redcliffe, Bristol, St. Peter's, Bristol, Broadhembury, Devon, Broadstairs, Kent, Broadwater, Sussex, Bromham, Bedfordshire, Bromham, Wiltshire, Broughton, Oxfordshire, Bubwith, Yorkshire, Buckland, Oxfordshire, Buckland, Surrey, Bucklebury, Berkshire, Burford, Oxfordshire, Burford, Worcestershire, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, Burton, West Sussex, Burton Lazars, Leicestershire, Burton-upon-Stather, Lincolnshire, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Carrington, Bedfordshire, St. Catherine's College, Cambridge, Caldbeck, Cumbria, Caerhays, Cornwall, Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, Canterbury Cathedral, St. Alphege, Canterbury, Kent, St. Stephen's, Canterbury, Kent, St. Dunston, Canterbury, Kent, St. Paul's, Canterbury, Kent, Carbrooke, Norfolk, Carlisle Cathedral, Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire, Chagford, Devon, Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, Carshalton, Surrey, Castle Hedingham, Essex, Chardstock, Devon, Charlecote Park, Warwickshire, Charlwood, Surrey, Cheam, Surrey, Chelmsford Cathedral, Essex, Chelsea Old Church, Chelvey, Somerset, Chenies, Buckinhamshire, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Chester Cathedral, Chevening, Kent, Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex, Chillingham, Northumberland, Chipstead, Surrey, Chislehurst, Kent, Chorley, Lancashire, Chilton, Buckinghamshire, Christchurch, Hampshire, Chumleigh, Devon, Box 7:, Churchill, Bristol, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, Clavenby, Staffordshire, Clifton Reynes, Buckinghamshire, Clun, Shropshire, Clyffe Pyppard, Wiltshire, Cobham, Kent, Cockington, Kent, Coleshill, Warwickshire, Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire, Cople, Bedfordshire, Corbridge, Cumbria, Cound, Shropshire, Coventry, West Midlands, Coxwold, Yorkshire, Cranbrook, Kent, Crediton, Devon, Cressing, Essex, Cropredy, Oxfordshire, Croxton, Cambridgeshire, Cricklade, Wiltshire, Croft, North Yorkshire, Croydon, Surrey, Cuckfield, West Sussex, Culford, Suffolk, Dagenham, Essex, Dalham, Suffolk, Danbury, Essex, St. Decuman, Somerset, Debenham, Suffolk, Denbury, Devon, Denham, Suffolk, Denston, Suffolk, Dinton, Buckinghamshire, Dorchester, Dorset, Dorney, Berkshire, Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire, Dry Doddington, Lincolnshire, Durham Cathedral, Eardisley, Herefordshire, Earls Colne, Essex, Easebourne, West Sussex, Easington, Durham, East Grinstead, East Sussex, East Ham, London, East Harling, Norfolk, East Horndon, Essex, East Raynham, Norfolk, East Tytherley, Hampshire, Box 9:, Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, East Wellow, Hampshire, Eastry, Kent, Eastwell, Kent, Edenham, Lincolnshire, Edwinstone, Nottinghamshire, Egloskerry, Cornwall, Eling, Hampshire, Ellesmere, Shropshire, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, Elsing, Norfolk, Elstow, Bedfordshire, Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, Empingham, Leicestershire, Enmore, Somerset, Erwarton, Suffolk, Etchingham, Sussex, Ewell, Surrey, Exton, Rutland, Eye, Suffolk, Fairford, Gloucestershire, Farleigh Hungerford, Farnham, Surrey, Faulkbourne, Essex, Fletching, Sussex, Flookborough, Cumbria, Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, Foxley, Wiltshire, Framlington, Suffolk, Freefolk, Hampshire, Froyle, Hampshire, Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, Furneaux Pelham, Hertfordshire, Gissing, Norfolk, Gittisham, Devon, Gloucester Cathedral, Goathurst, Somerset, Godshill, Isle of Wight, Good Easter, Essex, Goddnestone, Kent, Goudhurst, Kent, Grays Thurrock, Essex, Great Bardfield, Essex, Great Brington, Northamptonshire, Great Canfield, Essex, Great Hallingbury, Surrey, Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire, Great Haseley, Oxfordshire, Great Milton, Oxfordshire, Great Mongeham, Kent, Great Staughton, Cambridgeshire, Great Wenham, Suffolk, Hackney, Middlesex, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, Hainton, Lincolnshire, Halstead, Essex, Hanwell, Oxfordshire, Hanworth, Norfolk, Hardwick, Cambridgeshire, Harefield, Middlexsex, Harmston, Lincolnshire, Harringworth, Northamptonshire, Hartland, Devon, Hartington, Derbyshire, Haslingfield, Cambridge, Hatfield, Doncaster, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, Hatfield Peverel, Essex, Hawstead, Suffolk, Hawkshead, Cumbria, Hempstead, Essex, Herne, Kent, Hethersett, Norfolk, Hexham, Northumberland, Heydon, Norfolk, Heydour, Lincolnshire, Heyford, Northamptonshire, High Roding, Essex, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire, Highworth, Wiltshire, Hitcham, Buckinghamshire, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, Hodnet, Shropshire, Holcome Rogus, Somerset, Holme-Lacy, Herefordshire, Holt, Wiltshire, Holt, Worcestershire, Honington, Lincolnshire, Hornby, North Yorkshire, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, Horsham, West Sussex, Box 12:, Hughenden, Buckinghamshire, Hundleby, Lincolnshire, Hunton, Kent, Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, Hythe, Kent, Ilam, Derbyshire, Ilminster, Somerset, Ingatestone, Essex, Ingham, Norfolk, Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, Isleham, Cambridgeshire, Kedington, Suffolk, Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire, Kempsey, Worcestershire, Kendal, Westmorland, Kedlestone, Derbyshire, Kilkhampton, Cornwall, Kilnwick Percy, Yorkshire, Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, King's North Church, Kent, Kingsnympton, Devon, Kingston, Kent, Kirkleatham, Redcar, Kirklington, North Yorkshire, Kirkstall, West Yorkshire, Kintbury, Berkshire, Kirby Bellars, Leicestershire, Kittisford, Somerset, Kyre, Worcestershire, Lacock, Wiltshire, Landwade, Suffolk, Langer, Nottinghamshire, Langford, Norfolk, Lanhydroch, Cornwall, Langwathby, Cumbria, Latton, Essex, Laughton, East Sussex, Leamington, Warwickshire, Leatherhead, Surrey, Ledbury, Herefordshire, Leeds, West Yorkshire, Leicester Holy Trinity Hospital, Leicestershire, Lewes, East Sussex, Leybourne, Kent, Leyland, Lancashire, Lichfield, Staffordshire, Lillingstone-Dayrell, Buckinghamshire, Lililngstone-Lovell, Buckinghamshire, Lincoln Cathedral, Lingfield, Sussex, Lingfield, Surrey, Little Baddow, Essex, Little Bentley, Essex, Little Chart, Kent, Little Marlow, Kent, Little Thurlow, Suffolk, Llanidroes, Wales, Llantrithyd, Wales, St. Columbia's Cathedral, Londonderry, Chelsea Old Church, London, Londesborough, Yorkshire, Long Ashton, Somerset, Longbridge, Wiltshire, Longford, Derbyshire, Long Wittenham, Berkshire, Loversall, South Yorkshire, Loverstoke, Hampshire, Low Ham, Somerset, Lower Peover, Cheshire, Lullinstone, Kent, Luton, Bedfordshire, Lydiard Tregoz Millicent, Wiltshire, Lyme Regis, Dorset, Lynstaed, kent, Mabelthorpe, Lincolnshire, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Magdalen Laver, Essex, Malmesbury Abbey, Marholm, Cambridgeshire, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, Margate, Kent, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Marr, South Yorkshire, Marston Morteyne, Bedfordshire, Marystowe, Devon, Mavesyn Ridware, Meare, Somerset, Mease, Somerset, Melbury Sampford, Dorset, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, Mendlesham, Suffolk, Merton, London, Mere, Wiltshire, Mereworth, Kent, Mersham, Kent, Methley, Yorkshire, Mickleham, Surrey, Midhurst, Sussex, Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire, Middleton, Lancashire, Middleton, West Midlands, Mildenhall, Suffolk, Milton (Old), Hampshire, Milton Regis, Kent, Miserden, Gloucestershire, Monks Horton, Kent, Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, Moor Crichel, Dorset, Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, Naseby, Northamptonshire, Navestock, Essex, Netherbury, Dorset, Nevill Holt, Leicestershire, Newbold-on-Avon, Warwickshire, Newbold Pacey, Warwickshire, Newport, Isle of Wight, Norbury, Staffordshire, Box 15:, Norbury, Staffordshire, North Cadbury, Somerset, North Witham, Lincolnshire, Norton, Worcestershire, Norton Green, Isle of Wight, Norton-in-Hales, Cheshire, Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, Norwood Green, Middlesex, Orchard Portman, Somerset, Otford, Kent, Otterden, Kent, Oundle, Northamptonshire, Over Peover Superior, Cheshire, Oxford Merton College, Palgrave, Suffolk, Paul, Cornwall, Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, Pelynt, Cornwall, Pembury, Kent, Penwortham, Lancashire, Pershore, Worcestershire, Petworth, West Sussex, Pitchford, Shropshire, Plymouth, Devon, Prague Cathedral, Czech Republic, Puncknowle, Dorset, Priors Dean, Hampshire, Puddleton, Dorset, Purton, Wiltshire, Quainton, Buckinghamshire, Queen Camel, Somerset, Rainham, Kent, Racton, Sussex, Raunds, Northamptonshire, Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, Rayne, Essex, Redenhall, Norfolk, Redgrave, Norfolk, Reigate, Surrey, Rigsby, Lincolnshire, Ripley, Yorkshire, Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire, Rivenhall, Essex, Rochester Cathedral, Kent, Rodney Stoke, Somerset, Rostherne, Cheshire, Rotherfield, Oxfordshire, Rothwell, Rushbrooke, Suffolk, St. Peter's Church, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire, St. Botolph's, Lullingstone, St. Leonard's, Buckinghamshire, St. Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, St. Mellion, Cornwall, St. Trudy, Cornwall, Salle, Norfolk, Samlesbury, Lancashire, Sandwich, Kent, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Sawston, Cambridgeshire, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Scotter, Lincolnshire, Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland, Sedlescombe, Sussex, Selston, Nottinghamshire, Shadoxhurst, Kent, Shaw, Berkshire, Shearsby, Leicestershire, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Shelford, Nottinghamshire, Sherburn, Hampshire, Sherfield-on-Lodden, Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire, Shripney, Sussex, Shroton, Dorset, Skipton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire, Slaugham, West Sussex, Smarden, Kent, Snaith, Yorkshire, Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire, Southacre, Norfolk, Southampton, Hampshire, South Cowton, North Yorkshire, Southfleet, Kent, South Stonehamm, Southampton, South Weald, Essex, South Warnborough, Hampshire, Spetchley, Worcestershire, Spixworth, Norfolk, Springfield, Essex, Sprotborough, South Yorkshire, Staindrop, Durham, Stainfield, Lincolnshire, Stallingborough, South Humberside, Stamford, Lincolnshire, Standish, Lincolnshire, Standon, Hertfordshire, Stanford, Northamptonshire, Standord-on-Avon, Leicestershire, Statonbury, Buckinghamshire, Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, Stanwick, North Yorkshire, Stapleford Abbots, Essex, Staunton Herald, Leicestershire, Steane, Northamptonshire, Steeple Bumstead, Essex, Stepney, Middlesex, Stockerston, Leicestershire, Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey, Stoulton, Worcestershire, Stourton, Wiltshire, Stow, Buckinghamshire, Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire, Stowford, Devon, Stowlangtoft, Suffolk, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Streeton Grandison, Herefordshire, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, Sutton, Surrey, Swaffham, Norfolk, Swalcliffe, Oxfordshire, Swanscombe, Kent, Swarkestone, Derbyshire, Swithland, Leicestershire, Talland, Cornwall, Tarporley, Cheshire, Tawstock, Devon, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, Tenterden, Kent, Tetford, Lincolnshire, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Thame, Oxfordshire, Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire, Theydon Bois, Essex, Theydon Garnon, Essex, Theydon Mount, Essex, Thornbury, Herefordshire, Thornhill, West Yorkshire, Thornhaugh, Peterborough, Thundersby, Essex, Thurlow Parva, Suffolk, Tichbourne, Hampshire, Tisbury, Titchfield, Hampshire, Tonbridge, Kent, Tooting, London, Tortworth, Gloucestershire, Trent, Dorset, Tudeley, Kent, Tunstall, Kent, Turvey, Bedfordshire, Twyford, Buckinghamshire, Tyringham, Buckinghamshire, Ufford, Suffolk, Uppen Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, Waldershare, Kent, Walford, Hertfordshire, Walsingham, Norfolk, Warnford, Hampshire, Warwick, Warwickshire, Watchet, Somerset, Wedmole, Somerset, Wells, Somerset, Wells Cathedral, Somerset, Wembury, Devon, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Westminster Abbey, Westwell, Oxfordshire, West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Wetherden, Suffolk, Wethersfield, Essex, Whaddon, Buckinghamshire, Whaplode, Lincolnshire, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, Whitelackington, Somerset, Whiteparish, Wiltshire, Wickham, Hampshire, Wickhambrook, Suffolk, Willingale, Essex, Willington, Bedfordshire, Wimbledon, Surrey, Wimbourne, Dorset, Windsor Castle, Wing, Buckinghamshire, Wingfield, Suffolk, Winterbourne Came, Dorset, Wishford Magna, Wiltshire, Witcham, Cambridgeshire, Witham, Essex, Witham, Lincolnshire, Witton-le-Wear, Durham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Woodrising, Norfolk, Woolnoth, London, Wootton, Hampshire, Wootton Wawaen, Warwickshire, Worcester Cathedral, Wormley, Hertfordshire, Wroxeter, Shropshire, Wroxton, Oxfordshire, Wyre Piddle, Worcestershire, Yattendon, Berkshire, All Saints Pavement, York, St. Michael-le-Belfry, York, York Minster, York, Yoxford, Suffolk, Unknown churches,

File containing letters from Claude Blair re. church armour,
File containing lists of stolen property,
File containing lists of missing church helmets,
File containing letters relating to church armour, 1920-54,
File containing letters relating to church armour, 1966-74,
File containing letters relating to church armour, 1975-80,
File containing letters relating to church armour, 1983-85

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