ST7902 : Tomb of Sir John Tregonwell - Milton Abbey

near to Milton Abbas, Dorset, Great Britain

Tomb of Sir John Tregonwell - Milton Abbey
Tomb of Sir John Tregonwell - Milton Abbey
Sir John Tregonwell who died in 1565 was a lawyer who in his capacity of Commissioner at the Dissolution took the surrender of Milton Abbey in 1539, and in the following year purchased the abbey and its estates for a knockdown price of 1000. He had previously found favour with Henry VIII when he was instrumental in arranging the king's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. The monument consists of a standard tomb-chest with a canopy. The fine armorial brass was originally inlaid with enamel panels LinkExternal link .
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Sunday, 11 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 12 September, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7983 0230 [10m precision]
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