Armorial helmet owned by Sir Gregory Lovell 1522 - 1597

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Date Photo Taken 11th June 1920
Area Merton Park
Picture Reference MerMor_​Churches_​8-10
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Notes / History Lovell was "cofferer", i.e. household treasurer, to Queen Elizabeth I.
A prominent man in the Merton area, he was awarded a house on the site of Merton Priory for a period of 21 years.

Lovell married twice and had a total of 8 children.

This helmet can be seen suspended over his alabaster funerary monument that is near the altar at St Mary the Virgin, Merton Park.

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