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de Weston effigies - St Andrew - Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 41.590 W 002° 17.290
30U E 548109 N 5838377
Quick Description: Two wooden effigies of Sir Hamo de Weston (d.1189) and Sir Hugo de Weston (d.1304), Knights of the Order of Templars, in St Andrew's church, Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/12/2019 12:39:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM10QQV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Kelux
Views: 2

Long Description:
Two wooden effigies of Sir Hamo de Weston (d.1189) and Sir Hugo de Weston (d.1304), Knights of the Order of Templars, in St Andrew's church, Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard.

These are of considerable rarity and there are no other examples of wooden effigies in Staffordshire. Ref - (visit link)

"The effigy on the the south represents Sir Hugh de Weston, knight of the order of Templars, who died about the year 1304. This effigy is cross legged, the right hand grasping the handle of a sword, the feet resting on the back of a lion couchant, the head on double cushions with the remains of angel supporters. The opposite effigy is that of Sir Hamo de Weston, knight of the order of Templars, father of Robert and Osbert who died about the year 1188. This effigy also has the feet on a lion and a small scrip or purse hangs by its girdle. It also is cross legged the arms. Within the arch over each of these effigies are an eagle wings spread sable."

SOURCE - (visit link)
Name of Military Order: Knights Templar

Link documenting charitable acts: Not listed

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