Austen, William (fl. 1449–1454), metal-founder, is known only for his work on the tomb of Richard Beauchamp, earl of Warwick (d. 1439), in the latter's chantry in St Mary's Church, Warwick. Documentary evidence for Austen's involvement survives in the form of seventeenth-century transcripts, and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century copies of transcripts, taken from medieval contracts which appear to have been incomplete when the transcripts were made, and which are now lost....
Broker, Nicholas (d. 1426), coppersmith, was, with his fellow craftsman Godfrey Prest (fl. 1395–1399), a citizen of London. In April 1395 the two men were awarded the contract for the gilt bronze effigies of Richard II and Queen Anne for their tomb in ...
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