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Knight's Tomb in Pershore Abbey, c.1280
A larger detail of this Knight's Tomb in Pershore Abbey, c.1280
Photos by Aidan McRae Thomson
13th century knight's effigy in the south transept. The figure is not in situ and is believed to have been outside for some years, suggesting it may have originally stood in the long ago demolished nave.
Note the fastenings of the plastron de fer worn.
See also A knight of c.1270 in Armies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 by Ian Heath, based on this sepulchral relief in Pershore Abbey.
Effigy of Robert de Roos (d.1227), in Temple Church, London, England, late 13th/early 14th centuries
Illustrations of 13th century Costume & Soldiers