Stratford Monuments

Monuments, inscriptions and sculptures connected to Holy Trinity Church, Stratford, that commemorate Shakespeare/Shakspere.
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Lady Anne Clifford; her tutor, Samuel Daniel; her priest, John Donne; her husband, Phillip Herbert, dedicatee of the First Folio; her posthumous reputation, erecting monuments - was she responsible for erecting the Stratford Monument?

National Portrait Gallery buys lost Lady Anne Clifford painting

Lost portrait of woman to go on display for first time ~ Lady Anne Clifford by William Larkin - copyright National Portrait Gallery. You can learn more about Lady Anne from the woman herself. She left diaries for us nosy historians to pour through.

Waugh Presents New Interpretation of Shakespeare Monument at Stratford | Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship

Waugh Presents New Interpretation of Shakespeare Monument at Stratford

Shakespeare's funerary monument as it appears today.

Shakespeare's funerary monument, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford Upon Avon, England

Dugdale's 1636 sketch of the Stratford Monument. George Vertue, about 100 years later saw two monuments in and beside Holy Trinity Church.

The Mask, the Monument, the Antiquatian and the Antipodean SF

1786 Engraving by Grignion

1786 Engraving by Grignion

Dugdale sketch 1634 Detail - Shakespeare's funerary monument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Dugdale's 1634 sketch of the Woolpack Man. Could it perhaps be depicting, John Shakespeare, William's father? Were there ever 2 Shakespeare monuments on commemorative duty in Holy Trinity Church?

Another engraving, from 1806. Wheler.

Another engraving, from Wheler.

William Dugdale's 1634 sketch of the Woolpack Man. Could it perhaps be depicting, John Shakespeare, William's father? Were there ever 2 Shakespeare monuments on commemorative duty in Holy Trinity Church?

Dugdale sketch 1634 Detail - Shakespeare's funerary monument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Beneath the wall monument, under the floor of the church, once lay buried William Shakspere's bones. A doggerel curse guards their last known resting place.

Burial site of William Shakespeare and his wife Anne Hathaway in Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon © GraceKelly via Wikipedia .


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