Memorial: M1699

Monument dedicated to George Beeston in Bunbury, Cheshire d. 1601

Location

St Boniface's Church, Bunbury, Cheshire, England

Details

Description: Recumbant effigy in armour, on a table tomb carved with three shields of arms. The figure is within an arch flanked by pillars on plinths. An inscription on the back wall with arms above. At the top, pyramids supporting shields of arms, a second inscription between them with armorials above. This inscription tablet set within a border carved with military trophies, a cannon and a ship.
Type: Monument
Vessel: Dreadnought

Event

Spanish Armada

Event Date

1588

Event Category

1584-1604 Conflict between England and Spain

People

Beeston, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1601
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Commanded 'Dreadnought' during Armada campaign 1588.
Bibliography: David Saunders 'Maritime Memorials & Mementoes' (Yeovil, 1996) p. 30.

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