Tomb of Richard Pendrell
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Tomb of Richard Pendrell

Tomb of Charles II saviour at the Battle of Worcester.


Here in the south east corner of the church is the tomb of Richard Pendrell, named Unparallel'd Pendrell, who died in 1672.

He is the yoeoman who assisted Charles II to escape after the Battle of Worcester in 1651.

Location: St Giles in the Fields, Holborn, London, WC2H 8LG


During the 1700s, the monument of Richard Penderell (in the churchyard of St. Giles-in-the-Fields, London) was decorated with oak branches every Royal Oak Day: www.royaloakday.org.uk (Matt)
Posted by Matt on 2011-06-04