The Medieval Combat Society
Location: Gayton, Northamptonshire
The church has an Anglo Saxon origin with a Norman tower and a 13th Century lancet window in the west wall.
1284 Richard de Medeburn, Chaplin
1304 Richard de Gayton, Acolyte
1342 Simon de Veer, Clerk
1369 John de Haldenby
1370 John son of Jon Curteys de Jakesle
1373 William Burgeys, Chaplin
1396 William Pautas
Given as 1). Scholastica, wife of Philip de Gayton, living in 1284.
2). Scholastica daughter of Philip de Gayton, died 1345
A stone effigy showing a gown and mantle fastened by a cord , which is held in the left hand. It is possible that the scultor is Alexander of Abingdon or William of Ireland who are the sculptors of Queen Eleanor on the cross near Northampton.
Juliana de Murdak, died 1310. The inscription is: "hic facet in tumba Mabila filia Thome de ...," Juliana was the daughter of Philip de Gayton and mother of Mabilia de Murdak. Juliana murdered her husband Thomas de Murdak and was burnt at the Stake, and her name was erased from the effigy.
Philip de Gayton, died 1316. Wooden effigy of oak. The wooden effigy has undergone restoration. It is located in an ogee-arched recess between the Chancel and the North Chapel