Lady Frances Kniveton

Last week I did a post about St. Giles-in-the-Fields, a church that I had never stopped to examine.   But I was unable to get in.   This week the doors were open and I was able to study not only the well preserved early eighteenth-century interior during what was supposed to be evensong, but also admire the tomb of Lady Frances Kniveton which must have been preserved from the earlier church and was tucked by Flitcroft into one of the side windows.   The tomb was commissioned by her sister Anne from ‘Mr. Marshall, a stone cutter in Shoe Lane’ and cost £120:-

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