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 Constance Lucy (née Kingsmill) 1601
  Constance Lucy (née Kingsmill) 1601  
Name Constance Lucy (née Kingsmill) 1601
Date 1601 - 1601
Gender Female
The present building (1870) replaced an earlier church of 1692, which was on a medieval site next to Highclere Castle. There are several monuments from the old church - an elaborate but undated tomb of Richard Kingsmill of Seacombe, who was first attorney and afterwards surveyor of Her Majesty's Court of Wards. His recumbent effigy (born circa 1523, died 17 September 1600) is attended by his daughter (Constance Lucy, born 1538), her husband (Thomas Lucy, born 1535) and their children (six sons and four daughters) as weepers. There is contemporary documentary evidence that this tomb was originally painted although further research is required to determine whether the current decoration reflects the 16th century scheme (Whinney, 1988, 430; PRO, SP Supp, 46/23, f137).

Bibliography
Good, M (2004) The Buildings of England Database, Oxford: Oxford University Press 
Pevsner, N & Lloyd, D (1967) The buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, London: Penguin, 288
National Monuments Record (English Heritage), Images of England, (http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk)
Page, W (ed) (1911) Victoria County History of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, 4, 285
Whinney, M (1988) Sculpture in Britain 1530 to 1830, London: Penguin
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Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Monument
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Side
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Face
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Head
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Side top
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Torso
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Back
Constance Lucy née Kingsmill (1601) - Below
Location St Michael Archangel
Highclere
Hampshire
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