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Sir William Marshal (Earl of Pembroke) Framed Print

£112.50

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All products within the Monumental Heritage collection benefit from the following:

Each Effigy is printed on high quality 230gsm Archival Matt paper using CANON LUCIA ink to deliver stunning results and provide longevity for decades to come.

Heritage frames are made from high quality MDF fitted with high-clarity Perspex safety glass and are ready to hang straight out of the box.

Each frame contains a museum quality conservation barrier card, conservation backing board and a high quality Daler Rowney white core acid free bevelled edge mount.

Frame Dimensions:

Height: 66.5cm
Width: 49cm
Depth: 1.5cm (40mm frame thickness).

All dimensions are approximate. 

Frame and mount colours may vary slightly.

SKU: ME1026

Stock Status: Usually dispatched in 5-10 working days

Excl. Tax: £112.50 Incl. Tax: £135.00
Excl. Tax: £112.50 Incl. Tax: £135.00
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This nobleman derived his surname from his ancestors exercising the offices of Marshal in the King’s court. He was the son of John Mareschal, who performed that service for King Henry the Second. He had an elder brother John, who on their father’s death was confirmed by the same King in that honourable post. This John dying in the reign of Richard the First, William became his heir. Richard gave him his ward Isabella, daughter of Richard de Clare (surnamed Strongbow), the Conqueror of Ireland, Earl of Striguil and Pembroke, in marriage, and with it the Earldom above mentioned.

He distinguished himself by his adherence to King John in his adversity, and on his death became guardian to his son, Henry the Third. He speedily marched against the French Prince Lewis, the pretender to the Crown, raised the siege of Lincoln, routed his marauding forces, straitly beleaguered London, and soon compelled Lewis to forego his pretensions and to evacuate the kingdom.

He died in 1219, at his manor of Caversham, near Reading, in Berkshire. His body was conveyed to Reading, where it was received in solemn procession by the monks of the Abbey, and placed in the choir of their Church while a mass was said for his soul; thence to St. Peter’s, Westminster, where it underwent the same ceremony; and from thence to the Church of the New Temple, where it was buried, on Ascension day.

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Brand Monumental Effigies
Specification A3 Print

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