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Crediton Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross
and the Mother of Him who hung thereon

Crediton Colleigate Church

Crediton Colleigate Church Interior

Location: Church Lane, Crediton, Devon

Map

Website: http://www.creditonparishchurch.org.uk/

Opening Information:

History:

Crediton was the birthplace of Saint Boniface. Crediton had a Cathedral until 1050 when Bishop Leofric moved the Diocese to Exeter. The church that can be seen today was built around 1150, and rebuilt in 1410.

Vicars:

Effigies:

John and Isobel de Sully, 1387. The tomb was originally positioned in the north transept was moved in the mid 19th Century to the south choir aisle. John wears a bascinet with ring mail aventail, a sleeveless mail shirt, covered by a leather jupon, and metal plate on the arms and legs. John wore on his hands leather and steel gauntlets, with sollerets on the feet. Lady Isobel wears a sideless cote-hardi with her hair in a net.

John Sully 1387

Brasses: None

 

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