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Tomb of Edward I, Westminster Abbey

Tomb of Edward I (died 1307) and his 1st wife Eleanor of Castile (died 1290).
Chapel of Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, London.
See p.72 and p.79 of [Brayley, vol.2, 1823].



Tomb of Edward I, Westminster Abbey.
View from outside Chapel of Edward the Confessor.
Click to rotate. From here.
See also view from inside chapel.



Map of part of Westminster Abbey.
From [Brayley, 1818-23].
Tomb of Edward I circled in blue.
Tomb of Eleanor of Castile circled in red.



View from outside the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.
Tombs of Edward I (centre, with stairs) and Edmund Crouchback (right).
See larger.
From facing p.276 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823].



Tomb of Edward I (right).
From 11:44 in 1945 film.



Tomb of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.
From here. From Shirley's Royal Ancestors site. Used with permission.



The opening of Edward I's tomb in Westminster Abbey in 1774 by the Society of Antiquaries.
Illustration dated 1786.
See full size. From here.




Eleanor of Castile tomb, Westminster Abbey



Tomb of Henry III (left) and Eleanor of Castile (right), from inside the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.
From facing p.76 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823].



Tomb of Henry III (left) and Eleanor of Castile (centre), from inside the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.
Drawing from p.108 in London, past and present (1916).
Also p.41 in Pictures of London (1919).
This scan from here.
See also photo in 1924 survey.



Outside view of tomb of Eleanor of Castile.
From 11:38 in 1945 film.



Tomb of Eleanor of Castile.
From opposite p.201 in [Combe, 1812, vol.2].



Effigy of Eleanor of Castile.
From 11:25 in 1945 film.



Effigy of Eleanor of Castile, Westminster Abbey.
From here.
See other shot from here.



Effigy of Eleanor of Castile, Westminster Abbey.
From here. From Shirley's Royal Ancestors site. Used with permission.



Effigy of Eleanor of Castile, Westminster Abbey.
From here. From Shirley's Royal Ancestors site. Used with permission.



Drawing of the above effigy of Eleanor of Castile, Westminster Abbey.
From A Student's History of England by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1916). See here.
Originally from Stothard's Monumental Effigies.
See also a cast of the effigy at the Victoria and Albert Museum.



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