• st.albans cathedral

    good duke humphrey of gloucester, king's uncle and regent of england was probably murdered by the beauforts and de la poles in 1447. his chantry is here in the abbey of his friend john of wheathampstead

  • st.albans cathedral

    detail of c12 capital from slype showing owl between two reclining nudes

  • st.albans cathedral

    detail of c12 capital from slype showing owl between two reclining nudes


  • st.albans cathedral

    good duke humphrey of gloucester, king's uncle and regent of england was probably murdered by the beauforts and de la poles in 1447. his chantry is here in the abbey of his friend john of wheathampstead

  • st.albans cathedral

    heraldic details on gloucester chantry of mid c15. duke humphrey was regent of england during henry 6's minority, and was his uncle, hence the almost royal arms and antelope supporters. the only difference on the shield was the thin bordure argent.

  • st.albans cathedral

    heraldic details on gloucester chantry of mid c15. duke humphrey was regent of england during henry 6's minority, hence the almost royal arms and antelope supporters


  • st.albans cathedral

    heraldic details on gloucester chantry of mid c15. the king's uncle duke humphrey was regent of england during henry 6's minority, hence the similarity to the royal arms , the only change being the thin white border or bordure argent

  • st.albans cathedral

    detail of c12 capital from slype showing owl between two reclining nudes

  • st.albans cathedral

    heraldic details on gloucester chantry of mid c15. duke humphrey was regent of england during his nephew henry 6's minority, hence the royal arms differenced only by a bordure argent, and antelope supporters. note that this king's beast is shown with tusk…


  • st.albans cathedral

    vault of good duke humphrey of gloucester's chantry tomb , +1447

  • st.albans cathedral

    original statues from the mid c15 gloucester chantry, now in the south presbytery aisle

  • st.albans cathedral

    vault of good duke humphrey of gloucester's chantry tomb , +1447


  • st.albans cathedral

    ironwork on gloucester tomb, +1447, prob. of that date by its style rather than c13 as several sources claim

  • st.albans cathedral

    original statues from the mid c15 gloucester chantry, now in the south presbytery aisle

  • st.albans cathedral

    original statues from the mid c15 gloucester chantry, now in the south presbytery aisle


  • st.albans cathedral

    remains of abbot wheathampstead's chantry of c.1465 behind c14 style arcades [prob c19] in the south presbytery aisle, with statues from the gloucester chantry of c.1447

  • st.albans cathedral

    the abbey gatehouse was built in the late c14, this is its front and seems to have been stripped of turrets and pinnacles where the brickwork scars run.

  • st.albans cathedral

    the abbey gatehouse was built in the late c14, this is the vault over the entry


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