North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Maplethorpe

 

Maplethorpe Kendal

(Once in Parr chapel, 1628, tomb with figure of knight in armour and his lady kneeling, Whitaker's Richmondshire II 327. Arms I (on knight) ar. 2 bars az. within border sa. (Parr.) II (on lady) 41y 1 & 4 az. 3 stags trippant (Green), 2 & 3 gu. chevron between 3 crosses botony or, on chief lion passant ar. (sic) (Maplethorpe). Pray for the soul of Thomas Par. knight of king's body, Henry the VIII, master of his wardes . . . and . . . sher . . . who deceased the 11th day of November in the 9th years. of the reign of our said sovereign lord at London, in the ...Fryers, as his tomb doth record.