ST6834 : Sir Maurice Berkeley and his two wives - Bruton

taken 9 years ago, near to Bruton, Somerset, Great Britain

Sir Maurice Berkeley and his two wives - Bruton
Sir Maurice Berkeley and his two wives - Bruton
A chest tomb in the parish church at Bruton. Sir Maurice Berkeley was Standard Bearer to Henry VIII and Edward VI and Queen Elizabeth I. The Abbey and church were granted to Sir Maurice in 1546 and his family eventually became Lords of Stratton acquiring land in London and giving their name to Berkeley Square, Stratton Street and Bruton Street. He died in 1581 and his wives died in 1559 and 1585.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 February, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 16 February, 2009
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Tombs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 684 347 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.6540N 2:27.0983W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 685 347
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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