Effigy of King John

Effigy of King John

Given by the Trustees of Crystal Palace in 1938

Original:

Effigy of King John (d. 1216)
Sculptor unknown
About 1240
Purbeck marble
Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, England

The two small figures of bishops represent St Oswald and St Wulfstan, between whose shrines the King was buried.