Photograph: Engraved plaque placed above engraved stone coffin of Princess Joan

Scope and Content

PHOTOGRAPH: engraved plaque placed above engraved stone coffin of Princess Joan, wife of Llywelyn The Great, in St. Mary's Church, Beaumaris, reads 'This plain Sarcophagus, (once dignified, as having contained the remains of Joan, daughter of King John, and consort of Llewelyn ap Iorwerth Prince of North Wales, who died in the year 1237) having been conveyed from the Friary at Llanfaes, and alas! used for many years as a horse-watering-trough, was rescued from such indignity, and placed here for preservation, as well as to excite serious meditations on the transitory nature of all sublunary distinctions. By Thomas James Warren Bulkeley, Viscount Bulkeley, Oct. 1808'. Also on the plaque is the translation of the above into Latin. Endorsed:STAMP: no. 1290/1. GLOSTER SARO Ltd., Beaumaris, Anglesey.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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