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N/A. English: Garter stall plate of Sir Anthony St Leger (d.1559), Knight of the Garter, Lord Deputy of Ireland. St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Inscribed above with motto: SOMIENE DE MOY DIEN (apparently garbled French, possibly for souviens de mon dieu, 'I remember my God'). At base in semi-illiterate French (i.e. with basic errors in gender): Du noble et vailant chevalier mesier Antonye Sentleger Deputie pour la roy en son royalme d'Ierlond et une de la estroiet chamber du roy NRE (n(ot)re) souverain SHR frere et compaignon de la tres noble Ordre de la Jarretiere ('Of the noble and vali

N/A. English: Garter stall plate of Sir Anthony St Leger (d.1559), Knight of the Garter, Lord Deputy of Ireland. St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Inscribed above with motto: SOMIENE DE MOY DIEN (apparently garbled French, possibly for souviens de mon dieu, 'I remember my God'). At base in semi-illiterate French (i.e. with basic errors in gender): Du noble et vailant chevalier mesier Antonye Sentleger Deputie pour la roy en son royalme d'Ierlond et une de la estroiet chamber du roy NRE (n(ot)re) souverain SHR frere et compaignon de la tres noble Ordre de la Jarretiere ('Of the noble and vali Stock Photo
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1915 x 2611 px | 16.2 x 22.1 cm | 6.4 x 8.7 inches | 300dpi

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N/A. English: Garter stall plate of Sir Anthony St Leger (d.1559), Knight of the Garter, Lord Deputy of Ireland. St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Inscribed above with motto: SOMIENE DE MOY DIEN (apparently garbled French, possibly for souviens de mon dieu, 'I remember my God'). At base in semi-illiterate French (i.e. with basic errors in gender): Du noble et vailant chevalier mesier Antonye Sentleger Deputie pour la roy en son royalme d'Ierlond et une de la estroiet chamber du roy NRE (n(ot)re) souverain SHR frere et compaignon de la tres noble Ordre de la Jarretiere ('Of the noble and valiant knight Sir Anthony St Leger, deputy for the king in his kingdom of Ireland and one of the privy chamber of the king (our) sovereign SHR brother and companion of the most noble Order of the Garter'). The heraldry shows an escutcheon circumscribed by the Garter displaying the arms quarterly 1 & 4 Azure fretty argent (St Leger); 2 & 3: Argent, three barnacles gules tied sable (Donet of Sileham, Rainham, Kent). Sir Anthony's grandfather Sir John St Leger of Ulcombe, Kent, married Margery Donet (or Donnet), daughter and heiress of James Donet (d.1409) of Sileham. Crest: A griffin statant (Crest of St Leger family, Viscount Doneraile: A griffin passant or (Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.365)); supporters: Two griffins wings elevated (supporters of St Leger family, Viscount Doneraile: Two griffins or wings elevated azure fretty argent (Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.365)) . circa 1544 (date of nomination as KG). Unknown 16th century brass-worker 109 AnthonyStLeger KG GarterStallPlate

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