- Museum number
Stall-plate; copper-gilt; enamelled; Order of the Garter; dated; arms and quarterings of Sir William Parr; helm with woman crest and scrolls; supporters; pierced corners; inscriptions top and bottom; originally in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle; now in two pieces.
- Production date
Height: 25.40 centimetres
Width: 16.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Gallery Label: Gallery 46, Case 6, August 2005
Gilt copper, enamel; England, 1522
Made for Sir William Parr (1513-71), brother of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s sixth wife. Sir William became a Knight of the Garter in 1552. The following year he was indicted for treason, and his stall-plate was deliberately broken.
Given by A.W. Franks, 1855; MLA 1855,1-30,1
- On display (G46/dc6/s3/sh3)
- Exhibition history
1978 4 May-27 Aug, London, BM, Heraldry: British Heraldry from its origins to circa 1800
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number