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  • History in Brass - What they said
    Two for a great many years We always arrange our next booking before she leaves If you want an informative exciting hands on morning for your children then book now The whole experience is extremely well organised and superbly presented by Mrs Linn It is perfectly matched to the age of the children Mrs Linn and her colleagues are friendly knowledgeable and very approachable We turn our brass rubbings into calendars which the children take home as their Christmas gift to their parents Parents tell us they still have the calendars as they cannot bear to throw away the beautiful rubbings Do think seriously about booking History in Brass From Lewes Old Grammar School Junior School Lewes Sussex Sent 17th November 2008 Dear Liz I am writing to thank you and your colleague for visiting us last Friday You provided the children with a wonderful experience and we have received very enthusiastic remarks from parents I think the sale of picture frames has rocketed over the week end Your introductory talk enhanced our work on Medieval Realms particularly as we are about to embark on a session on knights with Year 5 and the Tudors but all the children learnt a great deal about using brasses as an historical source You both worked extremely hard during the day and coped with the inconvenience of a shared hall dining room with good humour Thank you again for your efforts and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future Mrs S A Jago KS2 Co ordinator and History Teacher I would like to thank History in Brass for a totally enjoyable session The enjoyment for me came from watching the involvement of the children in the activities So often these days children s attention needs to be purchased with a

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  • History in Brass - How it works
    A recent visit We recently visited Charters Ancaster School and here are some of the children working hard to create their brass rubbings Book with us now Book with us now and we ll respond straight away Read more HIB

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  • History in Brass - Medieval learning resources
    gradually worked his way up He served Edward I and became one of his most trusted retainers Bishop Wyville d 1375 Salisbury Cathedral This somewhat complicated image depicts the bishop over a man at arms who is standing beneath the portcullis of Sherborne Castle This figure is seen standing on a valuable rabbit warren complete with rabbits which in medieval times were an important source of food and fur The brass commemorates a dispute in 1355 between the bishop and the Earl of Salisbury over the ownership of the castle which had originally been built as the home of the Bishops of Salisbury The Earl refused payment for the castle and offered to settle the matter by single combat which was an accepted way of settling land disputes in the 14th C Each of the participants chose a champion but in the pre fight inspection the bishop s man was found to be cheating by having prayers written on parchment under his armour In the re match the Earl s man did not turn up so the bishop won by default Lord and Lady Dallynggrygges d 1380 90 Fletching East Sussex Bodiam Castle was built in 1385 by Sir Edward

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  • History in Brass - Tudors learning resources
    Anne Boleyn and of course the grandfather of Elizabeth the first A very ambitious man he was extremely active in Henry VIII s court and he became English Ambassador to the Netherlands His family home was Hever Castle The creature at his feet is a Griffin another symbol of bravery and a part of his family coat of arms Roger le Strange d 1506 Hunstanton Norfolk This huge elaborate memorial brass is three metres long and one and a half metres wide Roger is wearing a heraldic tabard and he was one of Henry VII s bodyguards The side shafts of the canopy depict his most important friends because the more significant they were the more status he gained The most surprising thing about this figure is that he is depicted with uplifted hands as are the supporting figures This is very unusual and one possible explanation is that the pose was supposed to illustrate amazement at the vision of heaven Nicholas Culpeper and wife d 1510 Ardingly West Sussex The knight is wearing typical Tudor armour of plate and chain mail His rounded feet are particularly symbolic of this period He stands on a grassy mound representing the garden

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  • History in Brass - Victorians learning resources
    an architect and he is buried in Ely Cathedral where he died when he fell from scaffolding as he was inspecting a tower he was redesigning A T square and a set of dividers the tools of his trade are depicted in the canopy and he is holding the plans for his design of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge Rev William Skipsey Saunders d 1901 Guildford Surrey The Rev Saunders

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  • History in Brass - costs
    school budgets Our fees are 120 per day or part day 1 50 per rubbing A supplement of 40 is charged to schools over 40 miles from our Brighton and Sevenoaks bases Payment is by cheque payable to History in Brass on the day of the visit No deposit is required So please contact us now to arrange a visit Book with us now Book with us now and we

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  • History in Brass - book us up now
    the form below or call Elizabeth on 01273 834323 Please fill out all fields marked with Your name Your email Your telephone number School name Approximate class size Topic s you would like to cover Medieval Tudors Victorians Approximate date

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  • YFORM.CGI ver 1.6
    YFORM CGI Ashley Bass Version 1 6 Released May 15 1998

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