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This bibliography includes articles of a general nature published in Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society and Monumental Brass Society Bulletin, but excludes articles in these publications on the brasses of individual churches. For the latter, please search the topographical index - to access this web page click here

 

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Lists of brasses and incised slabs

Badham, S., Gittos, B., Gittos, M. and Lankester, P. 1994-8. 'List of  Purbeck marble

coffin-shaped slabs', Church Mons. So. Newsletter 10, 4-11 and 34-7;

11, 18-21 and 45-50; 12, 25-8 and 53-4;13, 13-8 and 44-9; 14, 22-4

and 41-4; 15, 10-21 and 42-9;  16, 17-20; 17.2, 13-21 and 19.1, 11-16.

Cameron, H.K., A List of Monumental Brasses on the Continent of 

Europe (London, 1970)

Chivers, D., Catalogue of Rubbings from European Incised Slabs 

Deposited in the Society of Antiquaries of London  (London, 1999)

Greenhill, F.A., Incised Effigial Slabs, 2 vols. (London, 1976), vol. 2

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Bedfordshire (London, 1992)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Berkshire (London, 1993)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Buckinghamshire London, 1994)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of (London, 1995)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Cheshire (London, 1996)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Cornwall (London, 1997)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Cumberland and Westmoreland (London, 

1998)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Derbyshire (London, 1999)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Devonshire (London, 2000)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Dorset (London, 2001)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Durham (London, 2002)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Essex, 2 vol. (London, 2003)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Gloucestershire (London, 2005)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (Suffolk, 2007)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Herefordshire (Suffolk, 2008)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Hertfordshire (Suffolk, 2009)

Lack, W., Stuchfield, M. and Whittemore, P., The Monumental 

Brasses of Huntingdonshire (Suffolk, 2010)

Sadler, A.G. The Indents of Lost Monumental Brasses in Southern 

England, 19 vols. (Worthing, 1975-86)

Stephenson, M., A List of Monumental Brasses in the British 

Isles (London, 1926, Appendix 1938, repr. London, 1964)

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Up-to-date key works

Badham S. and Norris, M., Early Incised Slabs and Brasses from 

the London Marblers, Reports of the Research Committee 

of the Society of Antiquaries of London No. 60 (London, 1999)

Badham S. with  Stuchfield, M., Monumental Brasses (Oxford, 2009)

Bertram, J. (ed.), Monumental Brasses as Art and History (Stroud, 

1996)

Coales, J. (ed.), The Earliest English Brasses, Monumental Brass 

Society (London, 1987)

Greenhill, F.A., Incised Effigial Slabs, 2 vols. (London, 1976)

Meara, D., Victorian Memorial Brasses (London, 1983)

Monumental Brass Society, Monumental Brasses: The Portfolio 

Plates of the Monumental Brass Society 1894-1984 (1988) 

Norris, M., Monumental Brasses: The Memorials, 2 vols. (London, 

1977) 

Norris, M., Monumental Brasses: The Craft (London, 1978)

Saul, N., Death, Art and Memory in Medieval England: the Cobham 

family and their Monuments, 1300-1500 (Oxford, 2001)

Saul, N., English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages (Oxford 2009)

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Andrew, L, Creative Rubbings (London, 1967)

Armstrong, P, 'The medieval archer's slab at St Bee's Priory Church

in Cumbria', Journal of the Society of Archer-Antiquaries,

47 (2004), 98-99

Badham, S., Brasses from the North-East (London, 1979)

Badham, S., 'An interim study of the stones used for the slabs of 

English monumental brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 13 

(1985), 475-83

Badham S., 'London standardisation and provincial idiosyncrasy: the 

organisation and working practices of brass-engraving 

workshops in pre-Reformation England', Church Monuments 

5 (1990), 3-15

Badham, S., 'Richard Gough's papers relating to monumental brasses in 

the Bodleian Library, Oxford', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 14 

(1991), 467-513

Badham, S., 'Status and salvation: the design of medieval brasses and 

incised slabs', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 15 (1996), 413-65

Badham, S. 'Monumental brasses and the Black Death: a reappraisal', 

Antiq. J. 80 (2000), 207-47

Badham, S., 'The Contribution of Epigraphy to the Typological Classification

of Medieval English Brasses and Incised Slabs', in Higgett, J.,

Forsyth, K. and Parsons, D.N., Roman Runes and Ogham:

Medieval Inscriptions in the Insular World and on the

Continent (Donington, 2002), 202-10

Badham, S., 'The Man at St. Brides who was "no klenely portrayer"

and other London Marblers' Workshops' , Bull. Mon. Brass Soc.

92 (Jan 2003), 650-3.

Badham, S., 'Medieval Greens: Recycling Brasses and their Slabs, Bull. Mon.

Brass Soc. 93 (May 2003), 673

Badham, S., 'Evidence for the Minor Funerary Industry 1100-1500'   in  K. Giles

and C. Dyer, Town and Country in the Middle Ages. Contrasts,

Contacts and Interconnections, 1100-1500 (Leeds, 2005), 165-96

Badham, S., ' "A new feire peynted stone": medieval English incised slabs?',

Church Monuments 19 (2004), 20-52

Badham, S., 'Cast copper-alloy tombs and London Series B brass production in the

late fourteenth century', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc., 16 (2004), 105-27  

Badham, S., 'The London C Workshop', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc., 16 (2005),

              223-250

Badham, S., ‘Patterns of Patronage: Brasses to the Cromwell-Bourchier Kinship Group’,

               Trans. Mon. Brass Soc., 17 (2007),  423-452

Badham S., 'Problems affecting church monuments: a personal perspective',

              Ecclesiology Today, 47 & 48 (July 2013), 75-104

Badham, S., and  Blacker, G., Northern Rock: The Use of Egglestone Marble for

              Monuments in Medieval England, British Archaeological Reports British

              Series 480 (Oxford, 2009)

Badham, S., Blair, J. and Emmerson, R., Specimens of Lettering on 

English Monumental Brasses (London, 1976)

Badham, S., and Fiske, R., 'John Sell Cotman's Sepulchral Brasses of Norfolk and

Suffolk', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc., 16 (2002), 500-45  

Badham, S., Gittos, B., Gittos, M. and Lankester, P. 1994-8. 'List of 

Purbeck marble coffin-shaped slabs', Church Mons. Soc.

Newsletter 10, 4-11 and 34-7; 11, 18-21 and 45-50; 12,  

25-8 and 53-4;13, 13-8 and 44-9; 14, 22-4 and 41-4; 15,

10-21 and 42-9;  16, 17-20; 17, 13-21 and continuing

Badham S. and Norris, M., Early Incised Slabs and Brasses from 

the London Marblers, Reports of the Research Committee of 

the Society of Antiquaries of London No. 60 (London, 1999)

Badham S. with  Stuchfield, M., Monumental Brasses (Oxford, 2009)

Bagnell-Oakley, M.E., 'The dress of civilians in the Middle Ages from

              Monumental Effigies', Bristol and Glouc. Archaeol. Soc. 18

              (1893-4), 252-70

Bayliss, J., 'Richard Parker, the alabaster man', Church Monuments

(1990), 39-56

Bayliss, J., 'Richard and Gabriel Royley of Burton-upon-Trent, 

tomb makers', Church Monuments 6 (1991), 21-42

Bayliss, J., 'A Dutch carver: Garrett Hollemans I in England', Church 

Monuments 8 (1993), 45-56

Bayliss J., 'The Southwark Workshops, 1585-1605',

             Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 19 (2015), 111-130

Beaumont, E.T., Ancient Memorial Brasses (London, 1913)

Beaumont, E.T., Academic Costume Illustrated by Ancient Monumental

              Brasses (privately printed London, 1928)

Beedell, S., Brasses and Brass Rubbing (Edinburgh, 1973)

Belle, R. van, The world of folly: The foot panels of the Walsokne brass and

              the persistence of its iconography over the centuries',

             Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 17 (2005-2006), 185-222.and 354-394

Beloe, E.M., 'Notes on some early matrices in the eastern counties', 

J. Oxford Univ. Brass Rubbing Soc. 11 (1900), 35

Bertram J., Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England (Newton Abbot,  1971)

Bertram, J., 'A Regency collection of brass rubbings', Trans. Mon. 

Brass Soc. 12 (1975), 90-100

Bertram J., Lost Brasses (Newton Abbot, 1976)

Bertram J., Rare Brass Rubbings from the Ashmolean Collection 

(Oxford, 1977)

Bertram, J., 'Orate pro anima: some aspects of medieval devotion 

illustrated on brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 13 (1983), 321-42

Bertram, J. (ed.), Monumental Brasses as Art and History (Stroud, 1996)

Bertram, J., 'Inscriptions on Late Medieval Brasses and Monuments', in Higgett,

 J., Forsyth, K. and Parsons, D.N., Roman Runes and Ogham:

Medieval Inscriptions in the Insular World and on the

Continent (Donington, 2002), 190-201

Bertram, J., Monumental Brasses and Fragments in the Collection of the

Society of Antiquaries of London (Oxford, 2004).

Bertram, J., ‘ From Duccius to Daubernon: Ancient Antecedents for Monumental

            Brass Design’, in L. Gilmour (ed), Pagans and Christians – from

            Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Papers in honour of Martin Henig

            presented on the occasion of his 65th birthday, BAR International Series

            1619, 2007

Binski, P. 'The Stylistic Sequence of London Figure Brasses', in Coales, J.

(ed.), The Earliest English Brasses, Monumental Brass 

Society (London, 1987), 69-132

Binski, P., Medieval Death (London, 1996)

Binski, P., 'An analysis of the length of plates used for English 

monumental brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 15 (1999),  229-38

Binski, P. and Blair, J., 'The tomb of Edward I and early London 

brass production', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 14 (1988),  234-40

Blair, C., 'Les Plus Anciennes Effigies Funéraires Britanniques en Laiton

Représentant des Hommes d'Armes', le Musée s'Armes. Etudes

et Recherches sur les Armes Anciennes, 33 année - No 109-110

(August 2005), 20-27

Blair, J., 'Henry Lakenham, marbler of London and a tomb contract 

of 1378', Antiq J. 60 (1980), 66-74

Blair, J., 'English monumental brasses before the Black Death', in 

Collectanea Historica: Essays in Memory of Stuart Rigold'

(ed. A.C. Detsicas), Kent Archaeol. Soc. (Maidstone, 1981)

Blair, J., 'Grave slabs in early fourteenth century England with added 

inscriptions in separate brass letters, Bull. Internat. Soc. Study 

Church Monuments 5 (1981), 86-8

Blair, J. 'English Monumental Brasses before the Black Death: Types,

Patterns and Workshops', in Coales, J. (ed.), The Earliest

 English Brasses, Monumental Brass Society (London, 1987),

133-75

Blair, J., 'A bishop orders his brass: buying a slab from the Purbeck 

quarries', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc., 14 (1988), 243-5

Blair, J. and Ramsay, N., English Medieval Industries (London, 1991)

Blatchly, J., 'Dominical letters on brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 

12 (1976), 119-22

Bloxam, M.H., A Glimpse of the Monumental Architectural 

Sculpture of Great Britain (London, 1834) 

Bouquet, A.C., Church Brasses (London, 1956)

Boutell, C., Monumental Brasses and Slabs (London, 1847)

Boutell, C., The Monumental Brasses of England: a Series of 

Engravings on Wood (London, 1849)

Boutell, C., Christian Monuments in England and Wales (London, 1854)

Boutell, C., 'On Sepulchral Brasses and their Art Manufacture', The

             Builder 12 (1854), 542-3, 568-70 and 570-80

Bower, R., 'Medieval grave covers', Trans. Cumberland and 

Westmorland Antiq. and Archaeol. Soc. 7, (1907), 165-84; 

89 (1909), 1-23; (1912), 86-98

Bracken, J., Brasses and Brass Rubbings (privately printed, 1986) 

Bracken, J., The Most Noble Order of the Garter as Depicted on 

Monumental Brasses (privately printed, 1991)

Brindley, H. and Weatherly, W., Ancient Sepulchral Monuments

              (privately printed, 1887)

Briggs, N., 'The other MBS Conference Cover',  Bull. Mon. Brass Soc.

            101 (January 2006),  5-6.

Browne, E., 'Ecclesiastical Head Dress', Trans. St Paul's Ecclesiolog.

             Soc. 3 (1895), 155

Brownsword, R., 'Medieval metalwork: an analytical study of copper-alloy

            objects', Historical Metallurgy 38 pt 2 (2004), 84-105

Burgess, C., 'Obligations and Strategy: Managing Memory in the Later Medieval

            Parish', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 18 (2012), 289-310

Burgess, F., English Churchyard Memorials (Lutterworth, 1963)

Busby, R., A Beginner's Guide to Brass Rubbing (London, 1969)

Busby, R., A Companion Guide to Brasses and Brass Rubbing  

(London, 1973)

Busby, R., The Monumental Brass Society: a Short History 

1887-1897 (London, 1987)

Busby, R., 'Rev Charles Boutell: further discoveries', Bull. Mon. Brass Soc.

90 (May 2002), 614

Butler, L.A.S., 'Medieval gravestones of Cambridgeshire, 

Huntingdonshire and the Soke of Peterborough', Cambridge 

Antiq. Soc. 50 (1957), 89-100

Butler, L.A.S., 'Some early northern grave covers - a reassessment', 

Archaeol. Aeliana 36 (1958), 207-20

Butler, L.A.S., 'Minor medieval monumental sculpture in the east 

Midlands', Archaeol. J. 121 (1964), 111-53

Butler, L.A.S., 'Symbols on medieval memorials', Arch. J. 144 (1987), 

246-55

Butler, L.A.S., 'Cistercian abbots' tombs and abbey seals', in Parsons 

Lillich, M. (ed.), Studies in Cistercian Art and Architecture 4,

Cistercian Studies 134 (Kalamazoo, 1993), 78-88 and 243-250

Cairns, K, Brass Rubbings: a Pageant of History (1966)

Cambridge Camden Society, Illustrations of the Monumental 

Brasses of Great Britain (Cambridge, 1840-6)

Cameron, H.K., 'Speakers of the House of Commons commemorated 

by brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 7 (1942), 331-41; 8 

(1945), 23

Cameron, H.K., 'The metals used in monumental brasses', Trans. Mon. 

Brass. Soc. 8 (1946), 109-30

Cameron, H.K., 'Technical aspects of medieval monumental brasses', 

Archaeol. J. 131 (1974) 215-37

Cameron, H.K., '14th century Flemish brasses to ecclesiastics in 

England', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 13 (1980), 3-24

Cameron, H.K., 'Flemish brasses to civilians in England', Archaeol. J. 

(1982), 420-40

Cameron, H.K., 'Attributes of the Apostles on the Tournai school of 

brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 13 (1983), 283-303

Cannan, F., 'Some Petty Gentry and their Brasses 1450-1650', J. Antique

Metalwork Society 13 (June 2005), 40-44

Catling, H. Notes on Brass Rubbing (with a list of some brasses in 

the Oxford region), Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1965;

many other eds.)

Chapman, L., Church Memorial Brasses and Brass Rubbing (Princes 

Risborough, 1987) 

Clark, A. 'The Monumental Brass Society collection', The Heslopian No. 1

(University of Birmingham Information Services, 2003), 14-16

Clayton, H.J., The Ornaments of the Ministers as shown on English 

Monumental Brasses, Alcuin Club Collections 22 (London, 1919)

Clayton, M., Catalogue of Brasses and Brass Rubbings [in the 

Victoria and Albert Museum] (London, 1915; revised 

1929; repr. London, 1968)

Coales, J. (ed.), The Earliest English Brasses, Monumental Brass 

Society (London, 1987) 

Coales J., 'The drawings of Roger de Gaignières: loss and survival', 

Church Monuments 12 (1997), 14-34

Cockerham P, 'Lineage, Liturgy and Locus: the changing role of English

             funeral monuments', Ecclesiology Today 43 (December 2010), 7-28

Cook, M., Discovering Brasses and Brass Rubbing (Tring, 1971)

Coss, P., The Knight in Medieval England (Stroud, 1995)

Coss, P., The Lady in Medieval England (Stroud, 1998)

Council for Care of Churches, Monumental Brasses and Brass 

Rubbing (London, 1973)

Council for Places of Worship, Monumental Brasses and Brass Rubbing 

(London 1973)

Craddock, P.T., 'Some Analyses of Medieval Monumental Brasses', Trans. Mon.

Brass Soc. 16 (2000-1), 315-26

Crossley, F., English Church Monuments (London, 1921)

Cutts, E.L., A Manual for the Study of Sepulchral Slabs and 

Crosses of the Middle Ages (London, 1849)

Davis, C., 'Merchants Marks', J. Brit. Archaeol. Assn. 49 (1893), 45-54

Davis, R.B. and Jean. A., 'Monumental Brasses of British Physicians',

                J. History of Medicine (July, 1973), 243-56

d'Elboux, R.H., 'Testamentary brasses', Antiq. J. 29 (1949), 183-91

d'Elboux, R.H., 'External brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc.

(1946-9), 150-219, 208-19 

Dennison, L., 'French or Flemish?: A Fragment of a Pontifical Brass in the British

Museum', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 16 (2000-1), 327-48

Dingley, T., History from Marble (Camden Soc. 1866-8)

Dobree, H.C.P., 'Eccclestical Brasses, their classification, general features

              and peculiarities', Oxford University Brass Rubbing Soc. 1

              (1897-9), 86-98

Dowden, A., 'Towards a Complete List of Known Heraldic Effigies', 

Bull. Mon. Brass Soc. 62 (Feb 1993), 42-5; 63 (June 1993), 

57-64

Druitt, H., A Manual of Costume as Illustrated by Monumental 

Brasses (London, 1906, repr. Bath, 1970)

Druitt, H., 'College Caps and Doctors Hats', Archaeol. J. 66 (1904), 33

Dryden, H.E.L., 'On the Ancient method of Fixing Sepulchral Brasses',

              Assoc. Architect. Soc. Reports and Papers 11 (Dec. 1889),

              89-93

Duffy, M., Royal Tombs of Medieval England (Stroud, 2003)

Edleston, R.H., 'Monumental brasses', Peterborough Nat. Hist., 

Scientific and Archaeol. Soc. (Peterborough, 1932), 1-3

Edleston, R.H., 'Incised monumental slabs parts I-IV', Annual 

Reports of the Peterborough Nat. Hist., Sci. and Archaeol. 

Soc. 61-4 (Peterborough, 1934-7) 

Edleston, R.H., 'Monumental brasses and incised slabs', Teesdale 

Record Soc. 5 (1939-40), 17-8

Edleston, R.H., Incised monumental slabs Parts V, (Barnard Castle, 

1942) 

Edleston, R.H., Incised monumental slabs Part VI, (Darlington, 1943) 

Edwards, L., 'The professional costume of lawyers illustrated chiefly by 

monumental brasses', J. Brit. Archaeol. Assn. 40 (1934), 135-54;

              Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 7 (1936), 97-108; 8 (1937), 145-64

Edwards, M., 'Emblems on medieval cross-bearing grave-covers: some 

problems of interpretation', Lancashire Archaeol. Bull. 6 (1981),

4-22

Edwards, M., 'Emblems on medieval cross-bearing grave-covers: 

further discussion', Lancashire Archaeol. Bull. 7 (1981), 54-9

Egan, B.S. and Stuchfield, M., The Repair of Monumental Brasses 

(Newport Pagnell, 1981)

Emmerson, R., 'Monumental brasses - London design c. 1420-85', J. 

Brit. Archaeol. Assoc. 131 (1978), 50-78

Emmerson, R., 'John Lorymer's Stock: "marbylle stonys and laten wurke 

therto belonging"', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 13 (1983), 304-

Emmerson, R. 'Design for mass production: monumental brasses made in 

London c. 1420-85', in Artistes, Artisans et Production 

Artistique au Moyen-Age 3: Fabrication et consommation 

de l'oeuvre, 133-71 (Rennes, 1990)

Esdaile, A.J.K. and d'Elboux, R.H., 'An alphabetical list of post-

Reformation brasses of known authorship', Trans. Mon. Brass 

Soc. 8 (1944), 140-4

Evans, H.F.O., 'Latten lecterns', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 9 (1960),

              375-8

Evans, H.F.O., 'The fixing of brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 10 

(1964), 58-62

Evans, H.F.O., 'The tonsure on brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 11 

(1969), 38-40 

Evans, H.F.O., 'The resurrection on brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc.  

11 (1970), 88-100

Evans, H.F.O., 'The penner and inkhorn on brasses and incised slabs', 

Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 11 (1971), 128-35

Evans, H.F.O., 'The Holy Trinity on brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 

13 (1982), 208-223 

Fairbank, F.R., 'Pardon Brasses', Trans. Mon. Brass Soc. 2 (1892),

9-11

Fawcett, J., Historic Floors; their History and Conservation (Oxford, 

1998)

Field, W.E., 'The Resurrection as Represented in Monumental Brasses',

              Oxford University Brass Rubbing Soc. 1 (1897-9), 130-7

              and 130-7

Fiske, G., 'Monumental Brasses and Brass Rubbing', New York

              Churchman (16 February 1900)

Forster, W.C., 'Monumental Brasses and the Evangelistic Symbols',

              London Naturalist (1935), 55-60

Franklin, J., Brasses (London, 1970)

Freeth, S., 'The Brasses of the British Museum: a Historical Survey', Trans

Mon. Brass Soc. 16 (2000-2001), 304-14 {this volume of Trans is

devoted to the B.M.'s brasses]

Gadd, M.D., 'English monumental brasses of the fifteenth and sixteenth 

centuries, with special reference to the process of their 

manufacture', J. Brit. Archaeol. Assn. 3, 2nd series (1937), 

17-46

Gallagher, C.D.T., Brass Images, Medieval Lives (Laxington 1980)

Gawthorpe, T.J., Catalogue of memorial Brasses Engraved by

              Gawthorpe (unpublished, but in V&A Art library, 1856)

Gawthorpe, T.J., Designs and Examples of Monumental Heraldic

              and memorial Brasses, drawn, wrought and engraved by

              T.J. Gawthorpe (privately printed, 1881)

Gawthorpe, T.J. and W.E., A Manual of Practical Instruction in the art

              of Brass Repousse for Amateurs (London, 1891, many

              subsequent eds.)

Gawthorpe, W.E. The Brasses of our Homeland Churches (London, 

1923)

Gawthorpe, W.E., 'Ancient and modern methods of engraving brasses', 

Trans. St. Paul's Ecclesiolog. Soc. 9 (1922), 65-74

Gawthorpe, 'Some remarks on Stones used for Ancient Brasses and

              Incised Slabs', The Builder (16 February 1912), 186-8

Girling, F.A., English Merchants Marks (1962)

Gittings, C., Brasses and Brass Rubbing (London, 1970)

Gittings, C. and R., The Graven Image (Oxford, 1993)

Gittos B. & M., 'Abused, neglected and forgotten: the story of the

              medieval cross slab', Ecclesiology Today 43 (December 2010), 29-44

Goodall, J, ‘Epitaphs – a neglected aspect of brasses’, MBS Bull. 6

              (June 1974), pp. 12-13

Goodall, J., Monumental Brasses and Incised Slabs, A Medieval Art 

Exhibition catalogue (1967)

Gough, R., Sepulchral Monuments in Great Britain, 2 vols. in 5 or 8

(London, 1786-96)

Gray, G.J., Index to the contents of the Cole Manuscripts in the

              British Museum (Cambridge, 1912, repr. 2003)

Greenhill, F.A., Incised Effigial Slabs, 2 vols. (London, 1976)

Greenwood, R., 'Haines's Cambridge School of Brasses, Trans. Mon. 

Brass Soc. 11 (1971), 2-12

Haines, H., Treatise on Brasses (Oxford, 1845)

Haines, H., A Manual for the Study of Monumental Brasses (Oxford, 

1848)

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