King Edward VII - Cheyne Walk, Northampton, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 14.257 W 000° 53.251
30U E 644245 N 5789569
Quick Description: A grand memorial to King Edward VII outside Northampton Hospital.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/2/2008 11:38:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM59Q2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 9

Long Description:
The bust of King Edward VII is surrounded by several plaques reading as follows:

'1901-1910
THIS MEMORIAL TO KING EDWARD VII
WAS RAISED BY CITIZENS OF
NORTHAMPTON ANNO DOMINI 1913
WM HARVEY REEVES. MAYOR
SIR HENRY RANDALL. HON TREASURER
HERBERT HANKINSON . HON SECRETARY
THOUGHTFUL FOR THE CARE AND CURE OF
THE SICK HE FOUNDED THE KING EDWARD
HOSPITAL FUND AND LEFT TO THE WORLD
A NOBLE EXAMPLE OF WISE PHILANTHROPY

Parts of this are hard to distinguish:

A WISE AND ..... PRINCE A
LOVER OF PEACE AND AN EARNEST WORKER
FOR THE WELFARE OF HIS PEOPLE HE WAS ...
NOTED .......... IN THE HOUR OF DEATH'

On top of the memorial is a knight statue above King Edward.
Monarch Ranking: King / Queen

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: King Albert Edward VII

Country or Empire of Influence: United Kingdom

Website for additonal information: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:

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