The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

Open location in Google Maps: 51.760853, -0.212568


Read more about the church on the Hatfield Parish web site.

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For a picture of the fabulous tomb of Robert Cecil in St. Etheldreda’s Church, Hatfield, carved by Maximilian Colt, go to…

It is part of a book review of
The Mother of Beauty: On the Golden Age of English Church Monuments, and Other Matters of Life and Death
by Nigel Andrew
Thorntree Press 244pp £10

Sadly Britain didn't excel in the arts at this time. Our musicians, painters and sculptors were mostly European. This is a book about the sculptors behind England’s church memorials.
Simon Bradley | Published in History Today Volume 70 Issue 7 July 2020

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