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Surname Braunstone (Bramstone)
First name Thomas
Dating 1401
Location Wisbeach
Life dates +1401
Title Sir, Constable of Wisbech Castle
Close relatives  
Type of the object brass
Place of manufacturing
(place of burial)
Place of exposition St Peter and St Paul's Church, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
Date of manufacturing  

Brass to Thomas de Braunstone, Constable of Wisbech Castle. d.1401. One of the largest brass effigies in England.

Fascimile brass of Thomas de Braunstone, V&A.
The orginal is in St Peter's and St Paul's Church, Wisbech. This copy was made by Andrew Lacey in 2009 for the Medieval & Renaissance Galleries at the V&A.

Name - Sir Thomas Braunstone
Dating - 1401
Location - St Peter and St Paul's Church, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England

Within the building there are many notable features, including a full size brass effigy of Sir Thomas de Braunstone, the constable of Wisbech Castle who died in 1401

On the chancel floor is a magnificent brass of a knight in armour commemorating Thomas de Braunstone, Constable of Wisbech Castle, 1401. The canopy shields and part of the inscription in old French are missing. The dimensions including the border are 9 ft. by 3 ft. 10 in., and the effigy is one of the largest in England.

Wisbech Cambridgeshire
9ft x 4ft. brass of Thomas de Braunstone 1401, constable of Wisbech castle under Richard ll, who was buried in the old south aisle. He wears plate armour, a lion at his feet.
"Si gist Thomas de Braunstone jades Constable du chastel de Wisebeche qui morust le vyngt septisme jour de May l'an de nostre seignour mil CCCC premier d l'alme de qui Dieu por sa grace ait mercy Amen"
(Here lies Thomas de Braunstone, formerly Constable of Wisbech Castle, who died on the 27th of May, in the year of our Lord 1401 : to whose soul may the grace and mercy of God be granted, Amen) - Church of St Peter & St Paul Wisbech Cambridgeshire

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