Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Norwich
Norfolk

East of England

Tombland
(Erpingham gate)

Sir Thomas Erpingham

c. 1355 - 1428
English knight who became famous as the commander of King Henry V's longbow wielding archers at the Battle of Agincourt. He was immortalised as a character in the play Henry V by William Shakespeare
(Wikipedia)

pre-18th century

Norwich /  Sir Thomas Erpingham   Norwich /  Sir Thomas Erpingham

Description

Small stone kneeling statue of sir Thomas Erpingham in a niche in the gatehouse. The statue is of unknown origin and placed in the gate in the 18th century.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°37'53" E 1°17'56"

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