Abbots and Aristocrats: Heraldry at Fountains Abbey6:30 pm 21 February 2018 The Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BE
Dr Michael Carter FSA (Senior Properties Historian, English Heritage)
Fountains Abbey is among the best preserved Cistercian abbeys in Europe. This paper will explore extant and documentary evidence for use of heraldic ornament at the abbey, examining the insights this provides into patronage and the use of liturgical space within the monastery.
Chairman : Dr Richard Baker