England, Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, (B, C, D) great hall
A. 1537-1547; B. 1543/1544; C, D. 1543/1544 (?)
A. Pot metal; white glass with silver stain; abraded red; B, C. Pot metal; white and blue glass with silver stain; abraded red; D. Pot metal; abraded red
A: 81.5 x 53.3 (32 1/8 x 21) B: 71.7 x 53.3 (28 1/4 x 21) C: 96.5 x 53.3 (38 x 21); D: 81.9 x 54.0 (32 1/4 x 21 1/4)
Condition/replacements not noted
Provenance: Thomas and Drake, London; Mr. and Mrs. FitzEugene Dixon, Ronaele Manor, Elkins Park, Pa.
Bibliography: Eden (1927), 37-38, pl. 34 (A), 36-37, pl. 32 (B), 35-36, pl. 31 (C), 38-39, pl. 26 (D); Clarke (1930), ill. (C).
Collection: Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Object/Accession: A. 52-90-45; B. 52-90-47; C. 52-90-43; D. 52-90-44
A. Arms of Edward the son of Henry V11I and Jane Seymour, b. 12 October 1537. Arms: Quarterly, 1 and 4 azure three fleurs-de-lis or (France Modern), 2 and 3 gules three lions passant gardant or (England) with a label of three points argent; ensigned with a coronet; B. Arms of William Paulet (c. 1488-1571/1572). Arms: Quarterly of 9: 1 sable three swords in pile, points in base argent, a crescent argent in chief for difference (Paulet, Marquess of Winchester); 2 gules three water-bougets ermine (Ros); 3 barry of six or and vert a bendlet gules (Poynings); 4 argent on a chief gules two mullets or (St . John); 5 gules two lions passant gardant argent (Delamere of Parsington); 6 barry of six ermine and gules (Hussey); 7 azure a fess between three fleurs-de-lis or (Skelton of Papcastle); 8 argent a fret and a canton sable (Earby); 9 argent six martlets sable, three, two and one (Delamere); C. Arms of Catherine Parr (1512-1548), wed Henry VIII in 1544. Arms: Quarterly, I and 4 azure three fleurs-de-lis or (France Modern), 2 and 3 gules three lions passant gardant or (England), impaling Quarterly of 6: 1 or on a pile between six roses gules, three roses argent (Parr coat of augmentation); 2 argent two bars azure within a bordure engrailed sable (Parr); 3 or three water-bougets sable (Ros of Kendal); 4 vair a fess gules (Marmion); 5 azure three chevronels in base interlaced or, a chief or (FitzHugh); 6 azure three stags trippant or (Green); ensigned with a closed crown; D. Arms of Edward, Baron Seymour of Sudeley (c. 1500-1551/1552). Arms: Quarterly of 5 : l gules two wings conjoined in lure or (Seymour); 2 vair (Beauchamp of Hache); 3 argent three demi-lions rampant gules (Esturmy); 4 per bend argent and gules three roses bendways counterchanged (Macwilliams); 5 argent on a bend gules three lions’ faces or (Coker)
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